Journey to America

  • Author: Sonia Levitin
  • Release Date : 2020-07-21
  • Genre: Historical
  • File Size: 3651339 Bytes

A beautifully repackaged 50th anniversary edition of Sonia Levitin’s powerful classic story about a young Jewish girl forced to flee her home, winner of the National Jewish Book Award.In 1938, Lisa Platt and her family know something dangerous is happening in Germany. Lately, there have been more and more restrictions for Jews: yellow stars they have to wear, schools they cannot attend, things they are forbidden to do. When their neighbors are arrested for petty reasons, the Platts realize they have to escape.Forbidden to bring money or possessions out of the country, Lisa’s father secretly leaves for America, planning to work until he can send for them. But when conditions in Germany worsen, Lisa, her mother, and her sisters flee to Switzerland ...

Sudden Times

  • Author: Dermot Healy
  • Release Date : 2011-05-31
  • Genre: Fiction & Literature
  • File Size: 934562 Bytes

Ollie Wing is barely surviving. Back home in Sligo, he collects trolleys in a supermarket car park and lives in a run-down house with a group of art students. He can't escape what has happened in London and is tormented by old fears and regrets. Finally, he decides to confront his demons....