The Book of Lost Names

Written By Kristin Harmel
The Book of Lost Names
  • Publsiher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 25 May 2021
  • ISBN : 198213190X
  • Pages : 416 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 25 reviews
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Read or download book entitled The Book of Lost Names written by Kristin Harmel which was release on 25 May 2021, this book published by Simon and Schuster. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Eva Traube Abrams, a semiretired librarian in Florida, is at the returns desk one morning when her eyes lock on to a photograph in a newspaper nearby. She freezes; it's an image of a book she hasn't seen in sixty-five years--a book she recognizes as the Book of Lost Names. The accompanying article describes the looting of libraries across Europe by the Nazis during World War II--an experience Eva remembers all too well. As a graduate student in 1942, Eva was forced to flee Paris after the arrest of her father, a Polish Jew. Finding refuge in a small mountain town in the Free Zone, she begins forging identity documents for Jewish children fleeing to neutral Switzerland. But erasing people comes with a price, and along with a mysterious, handsome forger named Rémy, Eva decides she must find a way to preserve the real names of the children who are too young to remmeber who they really are. The records they keep in the Book of Last Names will become even more vital when the Resistance cell they work with is betrayed and Rémy disappears. As the Germans close in, Eva records a last, vital message in the book. Decades later, does she have the strength to seek out its answer--and help reunite those lost during the war?

The Book of Lost Names

The Book of Lost Names
  • Author : Kristin Harmel
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2021-05-25
  • Total pages : 416
  • ISBN : 198213190X
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Summary : Eva Traube Abrams, a semiretired librarian in Florida, is at the returns desk one morning when her eyes lock on to a photograph in a newspaper nearby. She freezes; it's an image of a book she hasn't seen in sixty-five years--a book she recognizes as the Book of Lost Names. ...

The Name Game

The Name Game
  • Author : Warithu-Deen Umar
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1991-02-01
  • Total pages : 129
  • ISBN : 198213190X
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Summary : "THE BOOK OF LOST NAMES" What every Black African-American should know about their names-- It's not just a name book - This book is an overview of name usage & the historic impact of the descendants of Europe re-naming their slaves, the descendants of Africa. The Americanized Africans, are the only ...

The Sweetness of Forgetting

The Sweetness of Forgetting
  • Author : Kristin Harmel
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2012-08-07
  • Total pages : 353
  • ISBN : 198213190X
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Summary : In this heartwarming story of love, family and baked goods, bakery owner Hope McKenna-Smith, the divorced mother of a surly preteen girl, is summoned by her aging grandmother who, ready to reveal the secret she has kept for 70 years, sends her on a journey across the world that will forever ...

Lost Names

Lost Names
  • Author : A. Mouse
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2018
  • Total pages : 386
  • ISBN : 198213190X
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Summary : Dan wasn't sure what he had expected when he signed up for the army, but losing his hand and being turned into a human energy supply wasn't on the list. Being rescued presented new problems; he was now on the run from the only country he'd ever known, and his ...

The Book of Lost Things

The Book of Lost Things
  • Author : John Connolly
  • Publisher : Hodder Paperbacks
  • Release Date : 2017-04-06
  • Total pages : 496
  • ISBN : 198213190X
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Summary : 'A brilliantly creepy coming of age novel' Daily Mirror 'A moving fable, brilliantly imagined, about the agony of loss and the pain of young adulthood' The Times 'This is no saccharine fairytale, but an eerie fable that's perfect for long winter nights' Daily Mail This illustrated edition includes two new ...

The Forest of Vanishing Stars

The Forest of Vanishing Stars
  • Author : Kristin Harmel
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2021-07-06
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 198213190X
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Summary : Parade “Best Books of Summer” pick * Real Simple summer reading pick * SheReads “Best WWII Fiction of Summer 2021” pick The New York Times bestselling author of the “heart-stopping tale of survival and heroism” (People) The Book of Lost Names returns with an evocative coming-of-age World War II story about a young ...

When We Meet Again

When We Meet Again
  • Author : Kristin Harmel
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2016-06-07
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 198213190X
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Summary : Emily thinks she’s lost everything…until a mysterious painting leads her to what she wants most in the world. The new novel from the author of international bestsellers The Sweetness of Forgetting and The Life Intended shows why her books are hailed as “engaging” (People), “absorbing” (Kirkus Reviews) and “...

My Name is Eva

My Name is Eva
  • Author : Suzanne Goldring
  • Publisher : Bookouture
  • Release Date : 2019-09-11
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 198213190X
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Summary : You can pay a terrible price for keeping a promise… Evelyn Taylor-Clarke sits in her chair at Forest Lawns Care Home in the heart of the English countryside, surrounded by residents with minds not as sharp as hers. It would be easy to dismiss Evelyn as a muddled old woman, ...

Mister Max The Book of Lost Things

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  • Author : Cynthia Voigt
  • Publisher : Knopf Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2013-09-10
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 198213190X
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Summary : Max's parents are missing. They are actors, and thus unpredictable, but sailing away, leaving Max with only a cryptic note, is unusual even for them. Did theyintend to leave him behind? Have they been kidnapped? Until he can figure it out, Max feels it's safer to keep a low profile. ...

The Winemaker s Wife

The Winemaker s Wife
  • Author : Kristin Harmel
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2021-08-24
  • Total pages : 496
  • ISBN : 198213190X
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Summary : “Love and betrayal, forgiveness and redemption combine in a heady tale of the ever present past” (Pam Jenoff, New York Times bestselling author) set amid the champagne vineyards of northern France during the darkest days of World War II. Perfect for fans of Kristin Hannah’s The Nightingale and Julia ...

The Room on Rue Am lie

The Room on Rue Am  lie
  • Author : Kristin Harmel
  • Publisher : Gallery Books
  • Release Date : 2018-03-27
  • Total pages : 400
  • ISBN : 198213190X
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Summary : For fans of Kristin Hannah’s The Nightingale and Martha Hall Kelly’s Lilac Girls, this powerful novel of fate, resistance, and family—by the international bestselling author of The Sweetness of Forgetting and When We Meet Again—tells the tale of an American woman, a British RAF pilot, and ...

Lost Names

Lost Names
  • Author : Richard E. Kim
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 2014-01-24
  • Total pages : 224
  • ISBN : 198213190X
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Summary : In this classic tale, Richard E. Kim paints seven vivid scenes from a boyhood and early adolescence in Korea at the height of the Japanese occupation, 1932 to 1945. Taking its title from the grim fact that the occupiers forced the Koreans to renounce their own names and adopt Japanese names instead, ...

The Life Intended

The Life Intended
  • Author : Kristin Harmel
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2014-12-30
  • Total pages : 368
  • ISBN : 198213190X
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Summary : Sliding Doors meets P.S. I Love You in this richly told novel from the author of The Sweetness of Forgetting about the struggle to overcome the past when our memories refuse to be forgotten. After her husband’s sudden death over ten years ago, Kate Waithman never expected to ...

The Book of Lost Things

The Book of Lost Things
  • Author : John Connolly
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2006-11-07
  • Total pages : 352
  • ISBN : 198213190X
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Summary : New York Times bestselling author John Connolly's unique imagination takes readers through the end of innocence into adulthood and beyond in this dark and triumphantly creative novel of grief and loss, loyalty and love, and the redemptive power of stories. High in his attic bedroom, twelve-year-old David mourns the death ...

The Book of Lost Friends

The Book of Lost Friends
  • Author : Lisa Wingate
  • Publisher : Random House Large Print
  • Release Date : 2020-04-07
  • Total pages : 656
  • ISBN : 198213190X
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Summary : From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Before We Were Yours comes a new novel inspired by historical events: a dramatic story of three young women on a journey in search of family amidst the destruction of the post-Civil War South, and of a modern-day teacher who rediscovers their ...