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The Lost Wife

Alyson Richman

Hardcover, Large Print

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Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (4/12/2012)
Paperback (9/6/2011)
Paperback (3/1/2012)

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“In 1939 Prague, Lenka and Joseph, who are both Jewish, meet, fall in love, and marry, only days later to be separated for a lifetime. In her historical novels, Richman develops the plot with a question in mind. How could beauty and art come from the horrific conditions within the walls of the Terezin Concentration Camp? This is a difficult subject, but don't be hesitant to dive into this incredibly written work of Holocaust literature.”
— Kathy Shattuck, Northwind Book & Fiber, Spooner, WI
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Description

A rapturous new novel of first love in a time of war-from the celebrated author of "The Last Van Gogh."

In pre-war Prague, the dreams of two young lovers are shattered when they are separated by the Nazi invasion. Then, decades later, thousands of miles away in New York, there's an inescapable glance of recognition between two strangers. Providence is giving Lenka and Josef one more chance. From the glamorous ease of life in Prague before the Occupation, to the horrors of Nazi Europe, "The Lost Wife" explores the power of first love, the resilience of the human spirit- and the strength of memory.

Wheeler Publishing, 9781410444882, 490pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 2012