The Resource Winter sky, Chris Stewart, (electronic resource)

Winter sky, Chris Stewart, (electronic resource)

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Winter sky
Title
Winter sky
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Chris Stewart
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Language
eng
Summary
In a bombed-out Polish village during World War II, a young resistance fighter finds that he is suddenly alone and trapped between two opposing armies. He is one of Poland's Devil's Rebels" fighting desperately to save his homeland, but an injury has erased his memory and his only possession is a torn photograph of a couple he assumes are his parents. The woman appears to be holding the hand of a young child whose image has been ripped off. Could the child be him? Caught in the crosshairs of the retreating German army and the advancing Russian forces, the village holds nothing but destruction and despair until a mysterious young woman offers a small glimmer of hope that may represent his last chance-news of a refugee train departing from a nearby town, headed for American installations at the border. But complications arise when the resistance fighter is betrayed by his own countryman and hunted by German SS officers who are determined to kill him before they retreat. Desperately searching for a home and family he can't remember, he is persuaded to rescue two children who are doomed to die without his help. But as time runs out, the former rebel is faced with an impossible choice. Standing at the crossroads of saving himself or risking his life for strangers, what would motivate a young man at the brink of salvation to make one more sacrifice? New York Times bestselling author Chris Stewart has created a powerful, soul-moving story of compassion and hope against all odds, set against the true-life backdrop of Eastern Poland and the courageous efforts of the Devil's Rebels" in the waning months of World War II
Summary
Lucas is a fighter in the Polish Resistance Movement during World War II. But when he wakes up in the trenches after a long night of being shelled, he finds his ears bloody and his memory gone. All he has left is a torn photograph of a man and woman and a young boy. Could the child be him? Four days later, on December 20, Lucas is dropped off on the train platform of a bombed-out Polish village. Nothing is familiar, though his buddies assure him that this was his home town. In the middle of death and destruction, Lucas begins the search for his family
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10526937
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1960-
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Stewart, Chris
Dewey number
813/.54
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no index present
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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True
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Amnesiacs
  • War and families
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
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Winter sky, Chris Stewart, (electronic resource)
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multicolored
Control code
MWT11721474
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781629734767
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11721474
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Winter sky, Chris Stewart, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11721474
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781629734767
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11721474
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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