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Letters from Cuba

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  • Temps de fonctionnement: 05:59 hrs
    Voix de: Rebecca Soler
    Publisher:
    Listening Library, 2020
    Note: This book was purchased with support from the Government of Canada's Social Development Partnerships Program - Disability Component.

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  • Author: Behar, Ruth
    Contributor: Soler, Rebecca
    Edition: Unabridged
    Date:
    Created
    2020
    Summary:

    Pura Belpr? Award Winner Ruth Behar's inspiring story of a young Jewish girl who escapes Poland to make a new life in Cuba, while she works to rescue the rest of her family The situation is getting dire for Jews in Poland on the eve of World War II. Esther's father has fled to Cuba, and she is the first one to join him. It's heartbreaking to be separated from her beloved sister, so Esther promises to write down everything that happens until they're reunited. And she does, recording both the good--the kindness of the Cuban people and her discovery of a valuable hidden talent--and the bad: the fact that Nazism has found a foothold even in Cuba. Esther's evocative letters are full of her appreciation for life and reveal a resourceful, determined girl with a rare ability to bring people together, all the while striving to get the rest of their family out of Poland before it's too late. Based on Ruth Behar's family history, this compelling story celebrates the resilience of the human spirit in the most challenging times.

    Original Publisher: New York, Listening Library
    Language(s): English
    ISBN: 9780593287934