War on the Margins: A Novel

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War on the Margins: A Novel, 2008 - Fiction - 337 pages
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At the beginning of the second World War, after the fall of France, Churchill decides to demilitarize the islands in the English Channel (Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, and Sark), and allow their occupation by the Nazis because of their proximity to the occupied French coast. Marlene Zimmer, a clerk in the Aliens Office, leaves home abruptly in order to avoid registering as a Jew.
 

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User Review  - Sarah_Gruwell - LibraryThing

This book was intriguing from a historical point of view; it explores an area I’ve not seen done much in historical fiction. As the only part of British soil occupied by the Nazis, the Channel Islands ... Read full review

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This is a well-written, well-researched, easy to read but hard to forget story about the hardships endured by Jersey Islanders during World War II, particularly those of Jewish (whether real or ... Read full review

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Contents

Acknowledgements
3
Chapter 1
5
Chapter 2
15
Chapter 3
19
Chapter 4
23
Chapter 5
25
Chapter 6
29
Chapter 7
31
Chapter 40
167
Chapter 41
173
Chapter 42
175
Chapter 43
179
Chapter 44
183
Chapter 45
191
Chapter 46
193
Chapter 47
197

Chapter 8
35
Chapter 9
37
Chapter 10
39
Chapter 11
47
Chapter 12
51
Chapter 13
57
Chapter 14
63
Chapter 15
69
Chapter 16
75
Chapter 17
77
Chapter 18
79
Chapter 19
81
Chapter 20
83
Chapter 21
87
Chapter 22
91
Chapter 23
95
Chapter 24
99
Chapter 25
103
Chapter 26
107
Chapter 27
111
Chapter 28
113
Chapter 29
117
Chapter 30
121
Chapter 31
123
Chapter 32
127
Chapter 33
129
Chapter 34
133
Chapter 35
143
Chapter 36
149
Chapter 37
153
Chapter 38
157
Chapter 39
161
Chapter 48
201
Chapter 49
203
Chapter 50
205
Chapter 51
207
Chapter 52
209
Chapter 53
211
Chapter 54
217
Chapter 55
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Chapter 56
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Chapter 57
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Chapter 58
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Chapter 59
239
Chapter 60
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Chapter 61
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Chapter 62
247
Chapter 63
251
Chapter 64
255
Chapter 65
261
Chapter 66
265
Chapter 67
269
Chapter 68
273
Chapter 69
275
Chapter 70
281
Chapter 71
283
Chapter 72
291
Chapter 73
297
Chapter 74
303
Chapter 75
309
Chapter 76
311
Chapter 77
317
Chapter 78
323
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