The Resource Cilka's journey, Heather Morris

Cilka's journey, Heather Morris

Label
Cilka's journey
Title
Cilka's journey
Statement of responsibility
Heather Morris
Title variation
Cilkas journey
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Her beauty saved her life and condemned her. Cilka is just sixteen years old when she is taken to Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp, in 1942. The Commandant at Birkenau, Schwarzhuber, notices her long beautiful hair, and forces her separation from the other women prisoners. Cilka learns quickly that power, even unwillingly given, equals survival. After liberation, Cilka is charged as a collaborator for sleeping with the enemy and sent to Siberia. But what choice did she have? And where did the lines of morality lie for Cilka, who was sent to Auschwitz when still a child? In a Siberian prison camp, Cilka faces challenges both new and horribly familiar, including the unwanted attention of the guards. But when she makes an impression on a woman doctor, Cilka is taken under her wing. Cilka begins to tend to the ill in the camp, struggling to care for them under brutal conditions. Cilka finds endless resources within herself as she daily confronts death and faces terror. And when she nurses a man called Ivan, Cilka finds that despite everything that has happened to her, there is room in her heart for love
Summary
A novel based on a true story follows a Russian woman who is forced by a concentration-camp commandant to become his lover and is subsquently sent to Siberia after being found guilty of collaborating with the enemy. By the #1 best-selling author of The Tattooist of Auschwitz
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Pace
Character
Award
LibraryReads Favorites, 2019.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10805144
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Morris, Heather
Dewey number
NZ823.3
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
  • Labor camps
  • False imprisonment
  • Man-woman relationships
Target audience
adult
Label
Cilka's journey, Heather Morris
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Sequel to: The tattooist of Auschwitz
  • "Based on a heart-breaking true story"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
401 pages
Isbn
9781760686048
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Cilka's journey, Heather Morris
Publication
Note
  • Sequel to: The tattooist of Auschwitz
  • "Based on a heart-breaking true story"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
401 pages
Isbn
9781760686048
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
Specific material designation
regular print

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