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The award : a novel / Danielle Steel.

The award : a novel / Danielle Steel.
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ISBN 9780735210028
Name Steel, Danielle author.
Title The award : a novel / Danielle Steel.
Edition Large print edition.
Published New York : Random House Large Print, [2016]
©2016
Description 395 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.
Summary Gaelle de Barbet is sixteen years old in 1940 when the German army occupies France and frightening changes begin. She is shocked and powerless when French gendarmes take away her closest friend, Rebekah Feldmann, and her family, and send them to a detention camp for deportation to an unknown, ominous fate. The local German military commandant makes the Gaelle family estate outside Lyon into his headquarters. Her father and brother are killed by the Germans; her mother fades away into madness and ill health. Trusted friends and employees become traitors. And by accident, Gaelle begins a perilous journey with the French Resistance, hoping to save lives to make up for the beloved friend she could do nothing to help. Taking terrifying risks, Gaelle becomes a valuable member of the Resistance, fearlessly delivering Jewish children to safety underneath the eyes of the Gestapo and their French collaborators. Then she is suddenly approached by the German commandant with an astonishing and dangerous plan to save part of France's artistic heritage as the Germans withdraw. And once again, her life is on the line.
Subjects World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- France -- Fiction
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female -- Fiction
France -- History -- German occupation, 1940-1945 -- Fiction
Genre Large type books
Historical fiction
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