The Resource Far to go, Alison Pick

Far to go, Alison Pick

Label
Far to go
Title
Far to go
Statement of responsibility
Alison Pick
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"When Czechoslovakia relinquishes the Sudetenland to Hitler, the powerful influence of Nazi propaganda sweeps through towns and villages like a sinister vanguard of the Reich's advancing army. A fiercely patriotic secular Jew, Pavel Bauer is helpless to prevent his world from unraveling as first his government, then his business partners, then his neighbors turn their back on his affluent, once-beloved family. Only the Bauers' adoring governess, Marta, sticks by Pavel, his wife, Anneliese, and their little son, Pepik, bound by her deep affection for her employers and friends. But when Marta learns of their impending betrayal at the hands of her lover, Ernst, Pavel's best friend, she is paralyzed by her own fear of discovery -- even as the endangered family for whom she cares so deeply struggles with the most difficult decision of their lives. Interwoven with a present-day narrative that gradually reveals the fate of the Bauer family during and after the war, Far to Go is a riveting family epic, love story, and psychological drama"--P. [4] of cover
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pick, Alison
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9199.4.P497
LC item number
F37 2011
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jews
  • Jewish families
  • Governesses
  • Kindertransports (Rescue operations)
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • Family secrets
  • Czechoslovakia
Label
Far to go, Alison Pick
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"First published in Canada in 2010 by House of Anansi Press"--T.p. verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
312, 16 pages
Isbn
9780062034625
Isbn Type
(trade pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn670476311
  • (OCoLC)670476311
  • 268221
Label
Far to go, Alison Pick
Publication
Copyright
Note
"First published in Canada in 2010 by House of Anansi Press"--T.p. verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
312, 16 pages
Isbn
9780062034625
Isbn Type
(trade pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn670476311
  • (OCoLC)670476311
  • 268221

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