Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Fourth Estate, 2002.
A handsome first edition/first printing in unread Fine condition in Fine dust-jacket.
In Shields Carol, a woman who has been through the wringer in life, is looking for a fresh start. She moves to a small town in Maine and starts a new job at the local library. She befriends the librarian and her granddaughter. One day, Carol finds a letter from her deceased mother that changes her life. The letter tells her that her mother was a Holocaust survivor and that she was sent to a concentration camp. Carol is shocked and ashamed that she had never known. She is determined to find out more about her mother and her experiences during the Holocaust. She starts researching and finds out that her mother was one of the few women who survived Auschwitz. Carol is inspired by her mother's bravery and determination to survive and she decides to start her own journey to learn more about the Holocaust and the women who survived it.; 8vo.