German House

Publisher: HarperCollins Release date: 2019-12-03

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As seen in theNew York Times Book Review.A December 2019 Indie Next Pick!Set against the Frankfurt Auschwitz Trials of 1963, Annette Hesss international bestseller is a harrowing yet ultimately uplifting coming-of-age story about a young female translatorcaught between societal and familial expectations and her unique ability to speak truth to poweras she fights to expose the dark truths of her nations past.If everything your family told you was a lie, how far would you go to uncover the truth? For twenty-four-year-old Eva Bruhns, World War II is a foggy childhood memory. At the wars end, Frankfurt was a smoldering ruin, severely damaged by the Allied bombings. But that was two decades ago. Now it is 1963, and the citys streets, once cratered are smooth and paved. Shiny new stores replace scorched rubble. Eager for her wealthy suitor, Jrgen Schoormann, to propose, Eva dreams of starting a new life away from her parents and sister. But Evas plans are turned upside down when afieryinvestigator, David Miller, hires her as a translator for a war crimes trial.As she becomes more deeply involved in the Frankfurt Trials, Eva begins to question her familys silence on the war and her future. Why do her parents refuse to talk about what happened? What are they hiding? Does she really love Jrgen and will she be happy as a housewife? Though it means going against the wishes of her family and her lover, Eva, propelled by her own conscience , joins a team of fiery prosecutors determined to bring the Nazis to justicea decision that will help change the present and the past of her nation.

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Collection: HarperVia

Type: EPub

Pages: 336

ISBN: 9780062910318

Additional Information

Collection: HarperVia

Type: EPub

Pages: 336

ISBN: 9780062910318

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