"By the time I was five years old, I had spent half my life hidden away in a barn loft." So begins a Jewish girl's account of her childhood amid the ruins of World War II. The time is 1944, the setting a Polish town which has just been liberated from the Germans by the Red Army. While adults mourn what is lost forever, the narrator explores a world forbidden to her for so long, discovering the pleasures of the senses and the company of other children. An autobiographical novel by a writer from Montreal.
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Review: DobrydUser Review - Polly Halicki - Goodreads
I received an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. A fine memoir detailing the harrowing after days of WWII and the basic rebuilding of Ann Charney's life after Russian liberation from a ... Read full review
Review: DobrydUser Review - Marjorie - Goodreads
Given To Me For An Honest Review Dobyrd by Ann Charney will draw the reader in and they will then feel as though they are also in war torn Europe too. This is a simple story and an easy read. It is ... Read full review