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The Far Side of the Sky

Autor: Kalla, Daniel

Editorial: Forge Books

Formato:Papel Delgado (Paperback)
Precio de Lista:$15.99
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The Far Side of the Sky :

On the eve of the Second World War, a Jewish family's final hope lies across the world, in Shanghai

On November 9, 1938--Kristallnacht--the Nazis unleash a night of terror for Jews all across Germany. Meanwhile, the Japanese Imperial Army rampages through China and tightens its stranglehold on Shanghai, a city that becomes the last haven for thousands of desperate European Jews.

Dr. Franz Adler, a renowned surgeon, is swept up in the wave of anti-Semitic violence and flees to Shanghai with his daughter. At a refugee hospital, Franz meets an enigmatic nurse, Soon Yi "Sunny" Mah. The chemistry between them is intense and immediate, but Sunny's life is shattered when a drunken Japanese sailor murders her father.

The danger escalates for Shanghai's Jews as the Japanese attack Pearl Harbor. Facing starvation and disease, Franz struggles to keep the refugee hospital open and protect his family from a terrible fate.

Daniel Kalla's The Far Side of the Sky focuses on a short but extraordinary period of Chinese, Japanese, and Jewish history when cultures converged and heroic sacrifices were part of the everyday quest for survival.


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Ficción   Historical
Ficción   War & Military

ISBN 13:9780765380081
ISBN 10:0765380080
Formato:Papel Delgado (Paperback)
Idioma:Inglés
Páginas:462
Tamaño:9.24" l x 6.08" w x 1.26" h
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