Children and Fire

By Ursula Hegi
(Tantor Media, MP3 CD, 9781452652306)

Publication Date: May 2011

Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover, Paperback, Compact Disc, Compact Disc

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Description

The fourth novel in the Burgdorf Cycle by Stones from the River author Ursula Hegi, Children and Fire tells the story of what results when a gifted teacher in Burgdorf, Germany becomes seduced by Hitler's propaganda and encourages her ten-year-old students to join the "Hitler-Jugend."




About the Author

Ursula Hegi is the author of The Worst Thing I've Done, Sacred Time, Hotel of the Saints, The Vision of Emma Blau, Tearing the Silence, Salt Dancers, the New York Times bestseller Stones from the River, Floating in My Mother's Palm, Unearned Pleasures and Other Stories, Intrusions, and Trudi & Pia. Born and raised in Dusseldorf, Germany, Ursula emigrated to the United States at age eighteen and taught creative writing at Eastern Washington University for many years. She is the recipient of more than thirty grants and awards, including an NEA Fellowship, five PEN Syndicated Fiction Awards, and a book award from the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association. Ursula Hegi is the author of The Worst Thing I've Done, Sacred Time, Hotel of the Saints, The Vision of Emma Blau, Tearing the Silence, Salt Dancers, the New York Times bestseller Stones from the River, Floating in My Mother's Palm, Unearned Pleasures and Other Stories, Intrusions, and Trudi & Pia. Born and raised in Dusseldorf, Germany, Ursula emigrated to the United States at age eighteen and taught creative writing at Eastern Washington University for many years. She is the recipient of more than thirty grants and awards, including an NEA Fellowship, five PEN Syndicated Fiction Awards, and a book award from the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association.




Praise For Children and Fire

"This novel is a lyrically written, emotionally powerful portrayal of a brilliant teacher battling the tragic effects of one man's hubris that shattered not only a town but the entire world." ---Library Journal

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