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Ashes [large print] / Christopher de Vinck.


"A deeply touching novel about two young women whose differences, which once united them, will tear them apart forever, during Hitler's Nazi occupation of Belgium and France. Based on true events. For fans of All The Light We Cannot See and Tattooist of Auschwitz. Belgium, July 1939: Simone Lyon is the daughter of a Belgium national hero, the famous General Joseph Lyon. Her best friend Hava Daniels, is the eldest daughter of a devout Jewish family. Despite growing up in different worlds, they are inseparable. But when, in the spring of 1940, Nazi planes and tanks begin bombing Brussels, their resilience and strength are tested. Hava and Simone find themselves caught in the advancing onslaught and are forced to flee. In an emotionally-charged race for survival, even the most harrowing horrors cannot break their bonds of love and friendship. The two teenage girls, will see their innocence fall, against the ugly backdrop of a war dictating that theirs was a friendship that should never have been"-- Provided by publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9798885786973
  • Physical Description: 421 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2023.
Subject: Teenage girls > Fiction.
Female friendship > Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 > Belgium > Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 > Jews > Belgium > Fiction.
Women's friendships.
Belgium > History > German occupation, 1940-1945 > Fiction.
Genre: Christian fiction.
Religious fiction.
Historical fiction.
Large print books.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Fontana Regional Library.


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Macon County Public Library LP DE VINCK (Text) 39493110540418 Adult Large Print New Fiction Available -