Sarah's Key

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St. Martin's Press, Jul 5, 2011 - Fiction - 336 pages
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More than two years on the New York Times bestseller list.

Paris, July 1942: Sarah, a ten-year-old girl, is taken with her parents by the French police as they go door to door arresting Jewish families in the middle of the night. Desperate to protect her younger brother, Sarah locks him in a bedroom cupboard—their secret hiding place—and promises to come back for him as soon as they are released.

Sixty Years Later: Sarah’s story intertwines with that of Julia Jarmond, an American journalist investigating the roundup. In her research, Julia stumbles onto a trail of secrets that link her to Sarah, and to questions about her own future.                                                                                                          

In Sarah’s Key, Tatiana de Rosnay offers up a mesmerizing story in which a tragic past unfolds, the present is torn apart, and the future is irrevocably altered.

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The ending is disappointing. - LibraryThing
Loved the book, loved the writing. - LibraryThing
Disappointed with the ending. - LibraryThing
I loved both story lines. - LibraryThing
The ending was so-so. - LibraryThing
The nearly happily ever after ending was disappointing. - LibraryThing

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User Review  - Lindsay - Goodreads

1.5 stars First of all, as I've stated in my review of The Book Thief I'm not a fan of fictitious holocaust literature. This is primarily because there is such a wide variety of non fiction on the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sandra - Goodreads

I like books that can lead to research and learning. Here is a book by one of the survivors, I believe: "Goodbye-Always-The-Triumph-Innocents" Lessons I learned: The world needs to be more kind. I ... Read full review

About the author (2011)

TATIANA DE ROSNAY is the international bestselling author of ten novels. Together with Dan Brown and Stieg Larsson, she was named one of the top three fiction writers in Europe in 2010.  Tatiana lives with her husband and two children in Paris, where she is at work on her next novel.

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