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Lilac girls / Martha Hall Kelly.

Kelly, Martha Hall, author. (Author).
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Available copies

  • 0 of 8 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 0 of 6 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

28 current holds with 8 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Ada Public Library KEL (Text) 33500012259362 New On holds shelf -
Bagley Public Library KEL (Text) 33500012259370 New Checked out 04/25/2017
Bagley Public Library KEL (Text) 33500012422853 New Checked out 05/02/2017
Hawley Public Library KEL (Text) 33500012353181 New Checked out 05/09/2017
McIntosh Public Library KEL (Text) 33500012422846 New Checked out 05/17/2017
Twin Valley LINK Site KEL (Text) 33500012362349 New On holds shelf -
Hallock Public Library KEL (Text) 35500005793425 Main Checked out 05/12/2017
Hallock Public Library KEL (Text) 35500005849391 New On holds shelf -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781101883075 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 1101883073 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 9781101883082 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: pages cm
  • Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 2016.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: "Inspired by the life of a real World War II heroine, this powerful debut novel reveals an incredible story of love, redemption, and terrible secrets that were hidden for decades. New York socialite Caroline Ferriday has her hands full with her post at the French consulate and a new love on the horizon. But Caroline's world is forever changed when Hitler's army invades Poland in September 1939--and then sets its sights on France. An ocean away from Caroline, Kasia Kuzmerick, a Polish teenager, senses her carefree youth disappearing as she is drawn deeper into her role as courier for the underground resistance movement. In a tense atmosphere of watchful eyes and suspecting neighbors, one false move can have dire consequences. For the ambitious young German doctor, Herta Oberheuser, an ad for a government medical position seems her ticket out of a desolate life. Once hired, though, she finds herself trapped in a male-dominated realm of Nazi secrets and power. The lives of these three women are set on a collision course when the unthinkable happens and Kasia is sent to Ravensbruck, the notorious Nazi concentration camp for women. Their stories cross continents--from New York to Paris, Germany, and Poland--as Caroline and Kasia strive to bring justice to those whom history has forgotten. In Lilac Girls, Martha Hall Kelly has crafted a remarkable novel of unsung women and their quest for love, freedom, and second chances. It is a story that will keep readers bonded with the characters, searching for the truth, until the final pages. Advance praise for Lilac Girls "Rich with historical detail and riveting to the end, Lilac Girls weaves the lives of three astonishing women into a story of extraordinary moral power set against the harrowing backdrop of Europe in thrall to Nazi Germany. Martha Hall Kelly moves effortlessly across physical and ethical battlegrounds, across the trajectory of a doomed wartime romance, across the territory of the soul. I can't remember the last time I read a novel that moved me so deeply."--Beatriz Williams, New York Times bestselling author of A Hundred Summers and The Secret Life of Violet Grant "Inspired by actual events and real people, Martha Hall Kelly has woven together the stories of three women during World War II that reveal the bravery, cowardice, and cruelty of those days. This is a part of history--women's history--that should never be forgotten."--Lisa See, New York Times bestselling author of China Dolls"-- Provided by publisher.
"On a September day in Manhattan in 1939, twenty-something Caroline Ferriday is consumed by her efforts to secure the perfect boutonniere for an important French diplomat and resisting the romantic advances of a married actor. Meanwhile across the Atlantic, Kasia Kuzmerick, a Polish Catholic teenager, is nervously anticipating the changes that are sure to come since Germany has declared war on Poland. As tensions rise abroad - and in her personal life - Caroline's interest in aiding the war effort in France grows and she eventually comes to hear about the dire situation at the Ravensbruck all-female concentration camp. At the same time, Kasia's carefree youth is quickly slipping away, only to be replaced by a fervor for the Polish resistance movement. Through Ravensbruck - and the horrific atrocities taking place there told in part by an infamous German surgeon, Herta Oberheuser - the two women's lives will converge in unprecedented ways and a novel of redemption and hope emerges that is breathtaking in scope and depth"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 > Women > Fiction.
Poland > History > Occupation, 1939-1945 > Fiction.
Ravensbrück (Concentration camp) > Fiction.
Nazis > Europe > Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 > Underground movements > Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 > Fiction.
New York (N.Y.) > Fiction.
FICTION / Historical.
FICTION / Literary.
FICTION / Contemporary Women.
Ravensbrück (Concentration camp)
Occupation of Poland (1939-1945)
World War (1939-1945)
Nazis.
Underground movements, War.
Women.
Europe.
New York (State) > New York.
Poland.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Fiction.
History.
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