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We were strangers once, Betsy Carter

Label
We were strangers once
Title
We were strangers once
Statement of responsibility
Betsy Carter
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"On the eve of World War II Egon Schneider--a gallant and successful Jewish doctor, son of two world-famous naturalists--escapes Germany to an uncertain future across the sea. Settling into the unfamiliar rhythms of upper Manhattan, he finds solace among a tight-knit group of fellow immigrants, tenacious men and women drawn together as much by their differences as by their memories of the world they left behind. They each suffer degradations and triumphs large and small: Egon's terminally acerbic lifelong friend, bestselling author Meyer Leavitt, now wears a sandwich board on a New York street corner; Catrina Harty, the headstrong daughter of a dirt-poor Irish trolley driver, survives heartbreak and loss to forge an unlikely alliance; and Egon himself is forced to abandon his thriving medical practice to become the "Cheese Man" at a Washington Heights grocery. But their spirits remain unbroken, and when their little community is faced with an existential threat, these strangers rise up together in hopes of creating a permanent home"--Provided by publisher
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Carter, Betsy
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3603.A7768
LC item number
W4 2018
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print reviewers' choice
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jews
  • Jewish families
  • Friendship
  • FICTION / Historical
  • FICTION / Family Life
  • FICTION / Jewish
  • FICTION / Cultural Heritage
  • FICTION / Literary
  • Friendship
  • Jewish families
  • Jews
  • New York (State)
Label
We were strangers once, Betsy Carter
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Thorndike Press large print reviewers' choice
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1008774937
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
467 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432848699
Lccn
2017050726
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1008774937
  • (Sirsi) a2034339
Label
We were strangers once, Betsy Carter
Publication
Copyright
Note
Thorndike Press large print reviewers' choice
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1008774937
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
467 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432848699
Lccn
2017050726
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1008774937
  • (Sirsi) a2034339

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