Sarah's Key

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John Murray, 2008 - Americans - 294 pages
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Paris, July 1942: Sarah, a ten-year-old girl, is arrested with her family by the French police in the Vel' d'Hiv' roundup, but not before she locks her younger brother in a cupboard in the family's apartment, thinking that she will be back within a few hours.

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User Review  - bookescapest - LibraryThing

This book gave details that I had never heard of about the Holocaust and after further research of my own found these facts to be true. I had no idea people now lived in Drancy Internment Camp outside ... Read full review

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User Review  - jenn88 - LibraryThing

In this book there are two stories – one story is about a Jewish girl named Sarah during the Vel d’Hiv Roundup in France, and the other story is about an American journalist named Julia who finds out ... Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Tatiana de Rosnay was born in the suburbs of Paris. She is of English, French and Russian descent and was raised in Paris and Boston. She has worked as Paris Editor for Vanity Fair, and currently writes for French ELLE and Psychologies Magazine.

Since 1992, Tatiana has published eight novels in French. Sarah's Key is her first novel written in her mother tongue, English, and it has already been translated into 20 languages. She is married with two children and lives in Paris.

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