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In England in 1995, fifteen-year-old Tamar, grief-stricken by the puzzling death of her beloved grandfather, slowly begins to uncover the secrets of his life in the Dutch resistance during the last year of the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands, and the climactic events that forever cast a shadow on his life and that of his family.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, [2007]
Edition: First U.S. edition.
Copyright Date: ©2007
ISBN: 9780763634889
Branch Call Number: TEEN PEE
Characteristics: 424 pages ;,23 cm
Alternative Title: Carnegie medal book. 2005.


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After her grandfather's suicide, a British teenager uncovers his secret involvement in a romantic triangle in wartime Netherlands. A nuanced look at the way war affects subsequent generations.

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nelson21 Feb 01, 2013

A rare 'gem' of a book. One of those 'sleepers' that you discover by chance and are delighted by your find. 8 out of 10.

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