The book of lost names : a novel
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New York : Gallery Books, 2020.
Format
Book
Edition
First Gallery Books hardcover edition.
Physical Desc
388 pages : 24 cm.
Status
Oliver La Farge - Adult  1 available
Fiction Harmel, K
Southside - New Books  1 available
Fiction Harmel, K

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Main Library - AdultFiction Harmel, KChecked OutDecember 17, 2021
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Language
English
ISBN
9781982131890, 1982131896

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"Eva Traube Abrams, a semi-retired librarian in Florida, is shelving books one morning when her eyes lock on a photograph in a magazine lying open nearby. She freezes; it's an image of a book she hasn't seen in sixty-five years -- a book she recognizes as The Book of Lost Names. The accompanying article discusses the looting of libraries by the Nazis across Europe during World War II -- an experience Eva remembers well -- and the search to reunite people with the texts taken from them so long ago. The book in the photograph, an eighteenth-century religious text thought to have been taken from France in the waning days of the war, is one of the most fascinating cases. Now housed in Berlin's Zentral- und Landesbibliothek library, it appears to contain some sort of code, but researchers don't know where it came from -- or what the code means. Only Eva holds the answer -- but will she have the strength to revisit old memories and help reunite those lost during the war? As a graduate student in 1942, Eva was forced to flee Paris after the arrest of her father, a Polish Jew. Finding refuge in a small mountain town in the Free Zone, she begins forging identity documents for Jewish children fleeing to neutral Switzerland. But erasing people comes with a price, and along with a mysterious, handsome forger named Rémy, Eva decides she must find a way to preserve the real names of the children who are too young to remember who they really are. The records they keep in The Book of Lost Names will become even more vital when the resistance cell they work for is betrayed and Rémy disappears."--,Publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Harmel, K. (2020). The book of lost names: a novel (First Gallery Books hardcover edition.). Gallery Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Harmel, Kristin. 2020. The Book of Lost Names: A Novel. New York: Gallery Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Harmel, Kristin. The Book of Lost Names: A Novel New York: Gallery Books, 2020.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Harmel, Kristin. The Book of Lost Names: A Novel First Gallery Books hardcover edition., Gallery Books, 2020.

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