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The Kommandant's Girl

Authors: Jenoff, Pam
Publisher: MIRA Books
BISAC/Subject: FIC014000, FIC000000, FIC019000, FIC014050, FIC046000
ISBN: 9781460396070, Related ISBNs: 0778320588, 1460396073, 9780778320586, 9781460396070
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 400,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: In her luminous and groundbreaking debut, New York Times bestselling author Pam Jenoff shows the unimaginable sacrifices one woman must make in a time of war

Nineteen-year-old Emma Bau has been married only three weeks when Nazi tanks thunder into Poland. Within days Emma’s husband is forced to disappear underground, leaving her alone in the Jewish ghetto. In the dead of night, the resistance smuggles her out and brings her to Krakow, where she takes on a new identity as Anna Lipowski, a gentile.

Emma’s already precarious situation is complicated by her introduction to Kommandant Richwalder, a high-ranking Nazi official who hires her to work as his assistant. As the atrocities of war intensify, Emma must make unthinkable choices that will force her to risk not only her double life, but also the lives of those she loves.

Look for Pam Jenoff’s new novel, The Woman with the Blue Star, an unforgettable story of courage and friendship during wartime.

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