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Messineo, Teresa

Summary: In war-torn France, Jo McMahon, an Italian-Irish girl from the tenements of Brooklyn, tends to six seriously wounded soldiers in a makeshift medical unit. Enemy bombs have destroyed her hospital convoy, and now Jo singlehandedly struggles to keep her patients and herself alive in a cramped and freezing tent close to German troops. There is a growing tenderness between her and one of her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Ficiton Messineo 2017

Chiaverini, Jennifer

Summary: After Wisconsin graduate student Mildred Fish marries brilliant German economist Arvid Harnack, she accompanies him to his German homeland, where a promising future awaits. In the thriving intellectual culture of 1930s Berlin, the newlyweds create a rich new life filled with love, friendships, and rewarding work--but the rise of a malevolent new political faction inexorably changes their fate....

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Chiaverini 2019

Chiaverini, Jennifer

Summary: After Wisconsin graduate student Mildred Fish marries brilliant German economist Arvid Harnack, she accompanies him to his German homeland, where a promising future awaits. In the thriving intellectual culture of 1930s Berlin, the newlyweds create a rich new life filled with love, friendships, and rewarding work--but the rise of a malevolent new political faction inexorably changes their fate....

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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Kelly, Martha Hall

1 hold on 11 copies

Summary: "On a September day in Manhattan in 1939, twenty-something Caroline Ferriday is consumed by her efforts to secure the perfect boutonniere for an important French diplomat and resisting the romantic advances of a married actor. Meanwhile across the Atlantic, Kasia Kuzmerick, a Polish Catholic teenager, is nervously anticipating the changes that are sure to come since Germany has declared war on...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2016

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KEL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC KEL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Kelly 2016

Jenoff, Pam

2 holds on 3 copies

Summary: Inspired by true events, this novel tells a remarkable story of friendship and courage centered around three women and a ring of female secret agents during World War II.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC JEN

Steel, Danielle.

Summary: For the Wittgenstein family, the summer of 1915 was a time of both prosperity and unease, as the guns of war sound in the distance. But for eldest daughter, Beata, it was a time of awakening. By glimmering Lake Geneva, the Jewish beauty met a young French officer and fell in love. Even though her parents would never accept her marriage to a Catholic, Beata followed her heart anyway. As the two...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2004

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Chiaverini, Jennifer

Summary: After Wisconsin graduate student Mildred Fish marries brilliant German economist Arvid Harnack, she accompanies him to his German homeland, where a promising future awaits. In the thriving intellectual culture of 1930s Berlin, the newlyweds create a rich new life filled with love, friendships, and rewarding work, but the rise of a malevolent new political faction inexorably changes their fate.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2019

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA Fiction Chi

Jenoff, Pam

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Summary: Grace Healey is rebuilding her life after losing her husband during the war. One morning while passing through Grand Central Terminal on her way to work, she finds an abandoned suitcase tucked beneath a bench. Unable to resist her own curiosity, Grace opens the suitcase, where she discovers a dozen photographs, each of a different woman. In a moment of impulse, Grace takes the photographs and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2019

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Steel, Danielle.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2004

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Mengiste, Maaza

Summary: "A brilliant novel, lyrically lifting history towards myth. It's also compulsively readable. I devoured it in two days." -- Salman Rushdie.

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Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2019

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Steel, Danielle.

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Summary: A compelling tale of love and loss, set during World Wars I and II. At novel's beginning, it is 1915, and Beata Wittgenstein, daughter of a German banker, falls in love with Antoine de Vallerand, a French aristocrat. Because Antoine is Catholic, Beata's enraged father expels her from the family, proclaiming her dead. Beata moves to Switzerland, marries Antoine, converts to Catholicism, and has...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2004

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Pella, Judith.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House Publishers 2002

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Pella

Benedict, Marie

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Summary: Hedy Kiesler is lucky. Her beauty leads to a starring role in a controversial film and marriage to a powerful Austrian arms dealer, allowing her to evade Nazi persecution despite her Jewish heritage. But Hedy is also intelligent. At lavish Vienna dinner parties, she overhears the Third Reich's plans. One night in 1937, desperate to escape her controlling husband and the rise of the Nazis, she...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Landmark 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BEN

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Steel, Danielle

14 holds on 11 copies

Summary: "At eighteen, Alexandra Wickham is presented to King George V and Queen Mary in an exquisite white lace and satin dress her mother has ordered from Paris. With her delicate blond looks, she is a stunning beauty who seems destined for a privileged life. But fate, a world war, and her own quietly rebellious personality lead her down a different path. By 1939, Europe is on fire and England is at...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Leffler, Maggie.

Summary: "Estranged from her family since just after World War II, Mary Browning has spent her entire adult life hiding from her Jewish heritage. Now eighty-seven years old and a widow, she is haunted by a lifetime of secrets and fading memories of the family sheleft behind. Her one outlet is the writing group she's presided over for a decade, but when a new member walks in--a fifteen year old girl who...

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

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Mosse, Kate

Summary: "Combining the rugged action of Labyrinth with the haunting mystery of Sepulchre, #1 bestselling author Kate Mosse's eagerly awaited Citadel is a mesmerizing World War II story of daring and courage, in which a group of determined women fighting for the French Resistance risk their lives to save their homeland and protect astonishing secrets buried in time in France, 1942. In Carcassonne, a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOS

Young, Sara

Summary: Hiding out from the Nazis with her Dutch relatives, Cyrla, a half-Jewish girl, is confronted by a terrifying choice between certain discovery in her cousin's home and taking her pregnant cousin Annika's place in the Lebensborn, a maternity home for Aryangirls.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Young

Chiofalo, Rosanna

Summary: In the fields around Tuscany in summertime, sunflowers grow in profusion--wave upon wave of gold and green standing tall against the Italian sky. But for Signora Maria Ferraro, the bright yellow blooms carry only bitter memories. Though she loved them as a child, sunflowers have come to represent the most painful episode of her life. Not even her cherished daughter, Anabella, knows what...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2018

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MacNeal, Susan Elia

Summary: "American-born spy and code-breaker extraordinaire Maggie Hope secretly navigates Nazi-occupied France to find two brave women during the darkest days of World War II in the latest novel in this New York Times bestselling series--"a treat for WWII buffs and mystery lovers alike." (Booklist, on The Prime Minister's Secret Agent) Maggie Hope has come a long way since serving as a typist for...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: M MAC

Bracht, Mary Lynn

Summary: ". . . a sweeping historical debut for fans of Lilac Girls, Memoirs of a Geisha, and Kristin Hannah that brings to life the heartbreaking history of Korea through the deeply moving and redemptive story of two sisters separated by World War II" --

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Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRA

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Davies, Peter Ho

Summary: At the height of World War II, a forbidden romance blossoms between seventeen-year-old Esther Evans, the daughter of a Welsh shepherd, and Karsten Simmering, a troubled young German POW, who questions what he has been fighting for.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2007

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Lee, Chang-rae.

Summary: The secret life of a Japanese-American pharmacist in a small town in New York. On the surface a model of propriety and serenity, he is torn by memories of his service in the Japanese army in World War II and the comfort woman he loved and could not save. By the author of Native Speaker.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEE

Davenport, Kiana.

Summary: "In this epic, original novel in which Hawaii's fierce, sweeping past springs to life, Kiana Davenport, author of the acclaimed Shark Dialogues, draws upon the remarkable stories of her people to create a timeless, passionate tale of love and survival. In spellbinding, sensual prose, Song of the Exile follows the fortunes of the Meahuna family--and the odyssey of one resilient man searching for...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DAV

Harman, Patricia

Summary: Though the Great Depression is behind the them, troubles are not, for Europe is at war. It is only be a matter of time before the U.S. enters the fray. In the town of Hope River, midwife Patience Hester's husband, Daniel has vowed never to take up arms again; he saw too much bloodshed during the First World War. When he is imprisoned for his beliefs, Patience and their four children are left...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION HAR