Those Who Are Saved
- Historical Fiction
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Against all odds
As a Russian Jewish émigré to France, Vera's wealth cannot protect her or her four-year-old-daughter, Lucie, once the Nazis occupy the country. After receiving notice that all foreigners must report to an internment camp, Vera has just a few hours to make an impossible choice: Does she subject Lucie to the horrid conditions of the camp, or does she put her into hiding with her beloved and trusted governess? Believing the war will end soon, Vera chooses to leave Lucie in safety. She cannot know that she and her husband will flee to America. She cannot know that Lucie's governess will have fled with Lucie to family in rural France, too far to reach in time. And so begins a heartbreaking journey and separation, a war and continent apart.
“A profound and engaging story—Landau writes of the endurance of parental love in the face of Nazi occupation and terror, of finding those who were lost. I loved it.” —Paulette Jiles, author of National Book Award finalist News of the World
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|Release Date:||February 23, 2021|