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Greater Than Angels

Greater Than Angels
Carol Matas

November 1st, 1999







Literature & Fiction

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Released: 1999-11-01

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Greater Than Angels by Carol Matas

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In the Face of Evil

In the autumn of 1940, Anna Hirsch, her friends, and her family are rounded up by the Nazis and deported from Germany into France. They are placed in Gurs, a refugee camp where conditions are inhuman. But even worse is the terror that the Jews will be relocated to one of the Nazi death camps.

Relief workers arrange for Anna and the other young people to be sent to Le Chambon, a tiny village in France. There, the villagers agree to care for the Jewish children. But as the war rages on, Jews in France — and those who shelter them — are in increasing danger. Will Anna and her friends survive? Award-winning author Carol Matas presents a powerful and unforgettable story of courage in the face of evil.


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Book Details

Author: Carol Matas Publisher: Simon Pulse Binding: Mass Market Pap.. Language: English Pages: 192

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