The Resource The ghost keeper, Natalie Morrill

The ghost keeper, Natalie Morrill

Label
The ghost keeper
Title
The ghost keeper
Statement of responsibility
Natalie Morrill
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the years between the two world wars, Josef Tobak builds a quiet life around his friendships, his beloved wife, Anna, and his devotion to the old Jewish cemeteries of Vienna. Then comes the Anschluss in 1938, and Josef's world is uprooted. His health disintegrates. His wife and child are forced to flee to China. His closest gentile friend joins the Nazi Party--and yet helps Josef escape to America. When the war ends, Josef returns to Vienna with his family and tries to make sense of what remains, including his former Nazi friend who, he discovers, protected Josef's young female cousin throughout the war. Back among his cemeteries in Austria's war-shattered capital, Josef finds himself beset by secrets, darkness and outward righteousness marred by private cruelty. As the truth is unearthed, Josef's care for the dead takes on new meaning while he confronts his own role in healing both his devastated community and his deepest wounds
Cataloging source
CaOAUW
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Morrill, Natalie
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Married men
  • Friendship
  • Betrayal
  • Jewish cemetaries
  • Jews
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Antisemitism
  • Jewish historical fiction
  • Canadian fiction
  • Vienna (Austria)
  • Vienna (Austria)
Target audience
adult
Label
The ghost keeper, Natalie Morrill
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
348 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781443450454
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 427164
  • (HPL)287459
  • 427164
Label
The ghost keeper, Natalie Morrill
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
348 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781443450454
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 427164
  • (HPL)287459
  • 427164

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