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Rachel's legacy / Julie Thomas.

by Thomas, Julie [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Auckland, New Zealand HarperCollins Publishers 2016Description: 314 pages ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781775540540; 1775540545.Subject(s): Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Fiction | World War, 1939-1945 -- Jewish resistance -- Berlin -- Fiction | World War, 1939-1945 -- Refugees. -- Fiction | Letters in literature | Identity (Psychology) -- FictionGenre/Form: New Zealand fiction -- 21st century. -- 21st century.DDC classification: NZ823.3 Summary: "The much anticipated sequel to The keeper of secrets, following the fortunes of the Horowitz family from pre-war Berlin to the present. When Dr Kobi Voight is given a set of old letters by his mother he has no inkling that they will lead him around the world and deep into the tragic past of his family. Within the letters- written in Hebrew and filled with delicate illustrations- lie the reflections of a young Jewish woman, forced to give up her baby daughter while fighting with the Resistance in Berlin. Who is the author, known only as 'Ruby', and what became of her child? And how does a priceless work of art, stolen by the Nazis, form part of the unfolding mystery?As he explores Berlin and visits its war memorials and museums, an astonished Kobi begins to realise he is part of the story, too. From the Holocaust to the present day, across continents and oceans, Kobi's journey will ultimately lead him to the truth about his family's past- and his own identity. Julie Thomas returns with the much anticipated sequel to THE KEEPER OF SECRETS and the next episode in the dramatic fortunes of the Horowitz family, set in Australia, Europe and America, from World War II to the present"--Publisher information.
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"The much anticipated sequel to The keeper of secrets, following the fortunes of the Horowitz family from pre-war Berlin to the present. When Dr Kobi Voight is given a set of old letters by his mother he has no inkling that they will lead him around the world and deep into the tragic past of his family. Within the letters- written in Hebrew and filled with delicate illustrations- lie the reflections of a young Jewish woman, forced to give up her baby daughter while fighting with the Resistance in Berlin. Who is the author, known only as 'Ruby', and what became of her child? And how does a priceless work of art, stolen by the Nazis, form part of the unfolding mystery?As he explores Berlin and visits its war memorials and museums, an astonished Kobi begins to realise he is part of the story, too. From the Holocaust to the present day, across continents and oceans, Kobi's journey will ultimately lead him to the truth about his family's past- and his own identity. Julie Thomas returns with the much anticipated sequel to THE KEEPER OF SECRETS and the next episode in the dramatic fortunes of the Horowitz family, set in Australia, Europe and America, from World War II to the present"--Publisher information.

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