The Brass Compass
The Brass Compass is a compilation of the real life stories of Holocaust survivors, rocket scientists and military personnel. Its rich wonderful ... Show synopsis The Brass Compass is a compilation of the real life stories of Holocaust survivors, rocket scientists and military personnel. Its rich wonderful characters woven into the fabric of espionage, the Iraq war and a love story will captivate you as its central character, six-year old David is force-marched 400 miles from Romania to a Ukrainian death camp. David's meekness turns to strength as he receives secret tutoring from a professor of engineering, and as he struggles with the horrors of incarceration. His survival is testament to the universal struggles and survival of the human race. David shows that a broken spirit can be mended through sheer determination, courage and a quest for knowledge. Yet, through it all, he maintains an appealing gentleness, loyalty, integrity and kindness. The Brass Compass will challenge you as much as it thrills. Deeply poignant, the book is a masterpiece to savor and keep on your bookshelves to read again and again. This is one book you will not put down until the end is revealed. .