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The Resource City of secrets, Stewart O'Nan

City of secrets, Stewart O'Nan

Label
City of secrets
Title
City of secrets
Statement of responsibility
Stewart O'Nan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In 1945, Jewish refugees by the thousands set out for Palestine. Those who made it relied on the underground to shelter them; taking false names, they blended with the population, joining the wildly different factions fighting for independence. "City of Secrets" follows one survivor, Brand, as he tries to regain himself after losing everyone he's ever loved. Now driving a taxi provided--like his new identity--by the underground, he navigates the twisting streets of Jerusalem as well as the overlapping, sometimes deadly loyalties of the resistance. Alone, haunted by memories, Brand tries to become again the man he was before the war--honest, strong, capable of moral choice. He falls in love with Eva, a fellow survivor and member of his cell, and commits himself to the revolution, accepting missions that grow more and more dangerous even as he suspects he's being used by his cell's dashing leader, Asher. By the time Brand understands the truth, it's too late." -- jacket
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
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O'Nan, Stewart
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Holocaust survivors
  • Jewish refugees
  • Government, Resistance to
  • Jews
Label
City of secrets, Stewart O'Nan
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
bl2016006600
Extent
194 pages
Isbn
9780670785964
Label
City of secrets, Stewart O'Nan
Publication
Control code
bl2016006600
Extent
194 pages
Isbn
9780670785964
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