The light after the war a novel
—Abriel, Anita, author.
Large Print
2020
6 available of 7 items

"It is 1946 when Vera Frankel and her best friend Edith Ban arrive in Naples. Refugees from Hungary, they escaped from a train headed for Auschwitz and were hidden by farmers until the end of the war while the rest of their families perished. Now, they want to start new lives abroad, and armed with a letter of recommendation from an American general, Vera finds work at the United States embassy and falls in love with Captain Anton Wight. But as Vera and Edith grapple with the aftermath of the war, so too does Anton, and when he disappears, Vera is forced to change course, trying to find refuge first in America (where she and Edith are turned away) and then in Venezuela. Their quest for a better life takes Vera and Edith from Naples to Ellis Island to Caracas as they start careers, reunite with old friends, and rebuild their lives after terrible loss"--Publisher's description.

Item Details
Subjects:
Caracas (Venezuela) -- Fiction.
Families -- Fiction.
Female friendship -- Fiction.
Jewish refugees -- Fiction.
Jewish women -- Fiction.
Refugees -- Venezuela -- Fiction.
Genre:
Large type books.
ISBN:
9781643586366
164358636X
Description:
399 pages (large print) ; 22 cm
large print
Notes:
"The text of this large print edition is unabridged"--Title page verso.
Regular print edition originally published by Atria Books in 2020.
LCCN:
2020932893
Link to PAC
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