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General Note: "Date of eBook conversion: 07/05/2010"--Copyright informtion screen from ebook.
Summary, etc.: Paris, July 1942: Sarah, a ten year-old girl, is brutally arrested with her family by the French police in the Vel d'Hiv' roundup, but not before she locks her younger brother in a cupboard in the family's apartment, thinking that she will be back within a few hours. Paris, May 2002: On Vel d'Hiv's 60th anniversary, journalist Julia Jarmond is asked to write an article about this black day in France's past. Through her contemporary investigation, she stumbles onto a trail of long-hidden family secrets that connect her to Sarah. Julia finds herself compelled to retrace the girl's ordeal, from that terrible term in the Vel d'Hiv', to the camps, and beyond. As she probes into Sarah's past, she begins to question her own place in France, and to reevaluate her marriage and her life.
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Information from multiple Kindle screens.
Subject: Jews France Fiction
France History German occupation, 1940-1945 Fiction
World War, 1939-1945 France Anniversaries, etc Fiction
Americans France Fiction
Women authors Fiction
Family secrets Fiction
Paris (France) Fiction
Fiction
German Occupation of France (1940-1945)
World War (1939-1945)
France
France Paris
Genre: Electronic books.
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