Tears of amber

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Bruni, Simón, translator.
Seattle : Amazon Crossing, 2021.
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469 pages ; 21 cm
Main Library - Adult
Fiction Segovia, S
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Seattle : Amazon Crossing, 2021.


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"Previously published as Peregrinos by Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial, SA de CV, in Mexico in 2018"--Title page verso.
"With war looming dangerously close, Ilse's school days soon turn to lessons of survival. In the harshness of winter, her family must join the largest exodus in human history to survive. As battle lines are drawn and East Prussia's borders vanish beneath them, they leave their farm and all they know behind for an uncertain future. But Ilse also has Janusz, her family's young Polish servant, by her side. As they flee from the Soviet army, his enchanting folktales keep her mind off the cold, the hunger, and the horrors unfolding around them. He tells her of a besieged kingdom in the Baltic Sea from which spill the amber tears of a heartbroken queen. Neither of them realizes his stories will prove crucial and prophetic. Not far away, trying and failing to flee from a vengeful army, Arno and his mother hide in the ruins of a Koenigsberg mansion, hoping that once the war ends they can reunite their dispersed family. But their stay in the walled city proves untenable when they find themselves dodging bombs and scavenging in the rubble. Soon they'll become pawns caught between two powerful enemies, on a journey with an unknown destination. Hope carries these children caught in the crosshairs of war on an extraordinary pilgrimage in which the gift of an amber teardrop is at once a valuable form of currency and a symbol of resilience, one that draws them together against insurmountable odds."--Provided by publisher.
Translated from the Spanish.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Segovia, S., & Bruni, S. (2021). Tears of amber . Amazon Crossing.

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

Segovia, Sofía and Simón, Bruni. 2021. Tears of Amber. Seattle: Amazon Crossing.

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

Segovia, Sofía and Simón, Bruni. Tears of Amber Seattle: Amazon Crossing, 2021.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Segovia, Sofía,, and Simón Bruni. Tears of Amber Amazon Crossing, 2021.

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