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Long way home  Cover Image Large Print Book Large Print Book

Long way home / Lynn Austin.

Austin, Lynn N., (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781638084464
  • ISBN: 1638084467
  • Physical Description: 557 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Center Point Large Print edition.
  • Publisher: Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2022.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Regular print version previously published by Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Includes discussion questions (pages 554-556).
Summary, etc.:
"In this gripping portrait of war and its aftermath from bestselling author Lynn Austin, a young woman searches for the truth her childhood friend won't discuss after returning from World War II, revealing a story of courage, friendship, and faith. Peggy Serrano couldn't wait for her best friend to come home from the war. But the Jimmy Barnett who returns is much different from the Jimmy who left, changed so drastically by his experience as a medic in Europe that he can barely function. When he attempts the unthinkable, his parents check him into the VA hospital. Peggy determines to help the Barnetts unravel what might have happened to send their son over the edge. She starts by contacting Jimmy's war buddies, trying to identify the mysterious woman in the photo they find in Jimmy's belongings. Seven years earlier, sensing the rising tide against her people, Gisela Wolff and her family flee Germany aboard the passenger ship St. Louis, bound for Havana, Cuba. Gisela meets Sam Shapiro on board and the two fall quickly in love. But the ship is denied safe harbor and sent back to Europe. Thus begins Gisela's perilous journey of exile and survival, made possible only by the kindness and courage of a series of strangers she meets along the way, including one man who will change the course of her life"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: St. Louis (Ship) > Fiction.
Young women > New York (State) > Hudson > Fiction.
Life change events > Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 > Veterans > Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 > Jews > Germany > Rescue > Fiction.
Refugees > Fiction.
Refugees > Europe > Fiction.
Man-woman relationships > Fiction.
Post-traumatic stress disorder > Fiction.
Friendship > Fiction.
Survival > Fiction.
Hudson (N.Y.) > Fiction.
Genre: Large type books.
Historical fiction.
Romance fiction.
Christian fiction.

Available copies

  • 7 of 21 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 2 copies available at Jefferson County.

Holds

  • 3 current holds with 21 total copies.
Show Only Available Copies
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jefferson County Library-Northwest LP F INSPIRAT AUSTIN Lynn (Text) 30000024898102 Large Print Available -
Jefferson County Library-Windsor LP F INSPIRAT AUSTIN Lynn (Text) 30000024897997 Large Print Checked out 10/11/2022


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