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Arthur Hufnagel Public Library Adults MOR Fiction (Text) 34260000491225 Adult Area Available -
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Kaltreider-Benfer Library Adults MOR Fiction (Text) 34002001657903 Adult Area New Checked Out 02/10/2021
Kreutz Creek Valley Library Adults MOR Fiction (Text) 34261000528248 Adult Area Available -
Martin Library Adults MOR Fiction (Text) 33454005703236 Reading Room Balcony Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250265708 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 1250265703 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 343 pages : map ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2019.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes a note from the author and additional biographical information about Cecilia "Cilka" Klein (p. 322-340).
Afterword by Owen Matthews.
Summary, etc.:
Her beauty saved her life and condemned her. Cilka is just sixteen years old when she is taken to Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp, in 1942. The Commandant at Birkenau, Schwarzhuber, notices her long beautiful hair, and forces her separation from the other women prisoners. Cilka learns quickly that power, even unwillingly given, equals survival. After liberation, Cilka is charged as a collaborator for sleeping with the enemy and sent to Siberia. But what choice did she have? And where did the lines of morality lie for Cilka, who was sent to Auschwitz when still a child? In a Siberian prison camp, Cilka faces challenges both new and horribly familiar, including the unwanted attention of the guards. But when she makes an impression on a woman doctor, Cilka is taken under her wing. Cilka begins to tend to the ill in the camp, struggling to care for them under brutal conditions. Cilka finds endless resources within herself as she daily confronts death and faces terror. And when she nurses a man called Ivan, Cilka finds that despite everything that has happened to her, there is room in her heart for love.-- Publisher's description.
Subject: Birkenau (Concentration camp) > Fiction.
Klein, Cecilia (Cilka) > Fiction.
Women prisoners > Russia (Federation) > Siberia > Fiction.
Ex-concentration camp inmates > Fiction.
Siberia (Russia) > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
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