- 384 pages
- The World That We Knew
- Alice Hoffman
- 23 January 2017 Alice Hoffman
In 1941, During Humanity S Darkest Hour, Three Unforgettable Young Women Must Act With Courage And Love To Survive, From The New York Times Bestselling Author Of The Dovekeepers And The Marriage Of Opposites Alice Hoffman In Berlin, At The Time When The World Changed, Hanni Kohn Knows She Must Send Her Twelve Year Old Daughter Away To Save Her From The Nazi Regime She Finds Her Way To A Renowned Rabbi, But It S His Daughter, Ettie, Who Offers Hope Of Salvation When She Creates A Mystical Jewish Creature, A Rare And Unusual Golem, Who Is Sworn To Protect Lea Once Ava Is Brought To Life, She And Lea And Ettie Become Eternally Entwined, Their Paths Fated To Cross, Their Fortunes Linked.Lea And Ava Travel From Paris, Where Lea Meets Her Soulmate, To A Convent In Western France Known For Its Silver Roses From A School In A Mountaintop Village Where Three Thousand Jews Were Saved Meanwhile, Ettie Is In Hiding, Waiting To Become The Fighter She S Destined To Be.What Does It Mean To Lose Your Mother How Much Can One Person Sacrifice For Love In A World Where Evil Can Be Found At Every Turn, We Meet Remarkable Characters That Take Us On A Stunning Journey Of Loss And Resistance, The Fantastical And The Mortal, In A Place Where All Roads Lead Past The Angel Of Death And Love Is Never Ending.
Alice Hoffman is the author of than thirty works of fiction, including The World That We Knew, The Rules of Magic, The Marriage of Opposites, Practical Magic, The Red Garden, the Oprah s Book Club selection Here on Earth, The Museum of Extraordinary Things, and The Dovekeepers Her most recent novel is The World That We Knew She lives near Boston.