Weaver, Eva The Puppet Boy of Warsaw

ISBN 13: 9781780226163

The Puppet Boy of Warsaw

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The powerful story of a friendship between a Jewish boy and a German soldier and the part played in both their lives by a simple puppet. ( CHOICE MAGAZINE)

This story plucks at the heart strings and is well worth reading. ( JEWISH NEWS)

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I was twelve when the coat was made. Nathan, our tailor and dear friend, cut it for Grandfather in the first week of March 1938. It was the last week of freedom for Warsaw and for us...

Even in the most difficult of lives, there is hope. And sometimes that hope comes in the form of a small boy, armed with a troupe of puppets - a prince, a girl, a fool, a crocodile with half-painted teeth....

When Mika's grandfather dies in the Warsaw ghetto, he inherits not only his great coat, but its treasure trove of secrets. In one remote pocket, he finds a papier mache head, a scrap of cloth...the prince. And what better way to cheer the cousin who has lost her father, the little boy who his ill, the neighbours living in one cramped room, than a puppet show? Soon the whole ghetto is talking about the puppet boy - until the day when Mika is stopped by a German officer and is forced into a secret life...

This is a story about survival. It is an epic journey, spanning continents and generations, from Warsaw to the gulags of Siberia, and two lives that intertwine amid the chaos of war. Because even in wartime, there is hope...

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Weaver, Eva
Verlag: Orion Publishing Co Dez 2013 (2013)
ISBN 10: 1780226160 ISBN 13: 9781780226163
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Buchbeschreibung Orion Publishing Co Dez 2013, 2013. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. 177x115x21 mm. Neuware - The story of Mika, a Jewish boy, who becomes a puppeteer in the Warsaw ghetto - a stunning debut, gripping and heartbreaking in equal measure. THE PUPPET BOY OF WARSAW is a story of courage and redemption that will appeal to anyone who enjoyed THE BOOK THIEF or THE BOY WITH STRIPED PYJAMAS, and marks the arrival of an important new talent. 336 pp. Deutsch. Artikel-Nr. 9781780226163

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