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River's Edge
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Thorndike Pr
Publication date October 17, 2007
Pages 559
Binding Hardcover
Edition Large print
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780786298846
ISBN-10 0786298847
Dimensions 1.25 by 6 by 8.75 in.
Weight 1.50 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $28.95
Other format details large print
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Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description: One extraordinary woman will come of age--and come into her own-- in this haunting, elegiac portrait of an ever-changing America during the tumult and uncertainty of World War II.

After the death of her mother, Elise Braun is sent to live with a new family in the United States and to start a new life. Her father only wants to save his daughter from the impending war in her native Germany--and the horrors of the new Nazi regime. But Elise can only feel a sense of abandonment and resentment toward the one man who is supposed to protect her. An accomplished pianist, music has become her only solace from the loneliness and loss that makes it so difficult for her to love or trust anyone. . .

Devastated by his wife's death, Herman Braun knows that he's incapable of caring for the daughter he loves so deeply. He also knows that Germany is becoming a treacherous country in the hands of a tyrant, one he must defy at any price--even the price of sending his daughter away to a strange new land. It's a choice that may cost him his family--and his life.

Now, with the war over, Elise has grown into the beautiful and brave young woman her father always hoped she would be. But underneath the polished façade, she remains torn between her love for her adoptive home and the heartbreak caused by her homeland. As she struggles to find her place in a harrowing new world, she must also learn to acknowledge her love for her father, the man who traded his happiness for her own. . .

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Large print edition from Thorndike Pr (October 17, 2007)
9780786298846 | details & prices | 559 pages | 6.00 × 8.75 × 1.25 in. | 1.50 lbs | List price $28.95
About: One extraordinary woman will come of age--and come into her own-- in this haunting, elegiac portrait of an ever-changing America during the tumult and uncertainty of World War II.
Book cover for 9780758209917
from Kensington Pub Corp (September 6, 2006)
9780758209917 | details & prices | 357 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 1.00 in. | 0.75 lbs | List price $20.00
About: Forced to leave Germany and start a new life in the United States during World War II, Elise Braun, feeling abandoned by her father, is torn between her adoptive home and her homeland when the war is over and must find a way to forgive her father who traded his happiness for her own.
With Marie Bostwick | from Kensington Books (September 1, 2006)
9780758265470 | details & prices | 368 pages | List price $11.99

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