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It is just months before the Nazi occupation of Poland, and, from the mud of a buried city, Jakob Beer, an orphaned Jewish boy, finds himself rescued ...Show synopsisIt is just months before the Nazi occupation of Poland, and, from the mud of a buried city, Jakob Beer, an orphaned Jewish boy, finds himself rescued by an unlikely saviour. He is saved by the geologist and humanist Athos Roussos, who takes him to his Greek island home where he becomes his student. But the trauma of Jakob's early life refuses to leave him. Living forever in the shadow of the Holocaust, although Jakob has escaped the most terrible fate of all, he must yet steel himself to excavate the horrors of his own history.Hide synopsis
Description:Fair. Size: fc-1023a; Sticker on spine. Book is well read but...Fair. Size: fc-1023a; Sticker on spine. Book is well read but remains a good reading copy with all of the pages and binding intact. The spine has bends and the cover has wear from reading including rubbing and bends. May have writing or highlighting. Quick response.
Description:Good ++ Signed by Author True First Edition trade paperback with...Good ++ Signed by Author True First Edition trade paperback with French flaps, third printing, 294 pages; signed by Michaels on the title page; spine creased and rolled, previous owner's ink name/date.
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Description:Very Good. Author's First Novel. 8vo. Signed by Author 294 pp....Very Good. Author's First Novel. 8vo. Signed by Author 294 pp. Trade paperback format. Signed on the title page by Anne Michaels. Edge and corner wear with minor creasing on the spine; aside from the author's signature, no interior markings.
Jakob Beer is an eleven year old boy who after witnessing the death of his parents is found living within the destroyed Polish city of Biskupin by Athos Roussous, a scientist. Athos takes the boy back to an island in Greece. There on the island of Zakynthos, Athos teaches the boy about the sciences ...
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