Far to Go

Far to Go

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Pavel and Anneliese Bauer are affluent, secular Jews, who along with their six-year-old son and his nanny, fled to Prague when the German forces invaded Czechoslovakia in 1939. Pepik manages to secure a place on a Kindertransport, but he never sees his parents or nanny again.
Publisher: Toronto : House of Anansi Press, 2010
ISBN: 9780062034625
9780887842382
9780887842955
Branch Call Number: FICTION PIC
Characteristics: 314 p. ; 21 cm
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Pavel and Anneliese Bauer are affluent, secular Jews who—along with their six-year-old son, Pepik, and his nanny—fled to Prague when the German forces invaded Czechoslovakia in 1939. Pepik manages to secure a place on a Kindertransport, but he never sees his parents or nanny again.

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WVMLStaffPicks Aug 30, 2014

A sensitively written story about a secular Jewish family living in Czechoslovakia during the Nazi invasion and occupation. Told from the point of view of the family's gentile nanny, this is a carefully crafted story which unsentimentally and poetically tells the stories of a few complex, compell... Read More »


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WVMLStaffPicks Aug 30, 2014

A sensitively written story about a secular Jewish family living in Czechoslovakia during the Nazi invasion and occupation. Told from the point of view of the family's gentile nanny, this is a carefully crafted story which unsentimentally and poetically tells the stories of a few complex, compelling individual characters whose fates were shaped by the greater human tragedy of the Holocaust.

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