The Resource The last year of the war, Susan Meissner

The last year of the war, Susan Meissner

Label
The last year of the war
Title
The last year of the war
Statement of responsibility
Susan Meissner
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Iowa, 1943. Elise Sontag's father, a legal U.S. resident for nearly two decades, is arrested on suspicion of being a Nazi sympathizer, and the family is sent to an internment camp in Texas. Behind the armed guards and barbed wire, Elise feels stripped of everything beloved and familiar, including her own identity. The only thing that makes the camp bearable is fellow internee Mariko Inoue, a Japanese-American teen from Los Angeles, whose friendship empowers Elise to believe the life she knew before the war will again be hers. When the Sontag family is exchanged for American prisoners behind enemy lines in Germany, will Elise be able to rise above prejudice and hatred and re-claim her own destiny?
Summary
A German-American teen finds her life and identity turned upside-down when her father is accused of being a Nazi sympathizer, triggering her family's forced relocation into a Texas internment camp
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Cataloging source
DLC
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1961-
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Meissner, Susan
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Crystal City Internment Camp (Crystal City, Tex.)
  • German Americans
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Japanese Americans
  • Identity
Target audience
adult
Label
The last year of the war, Susan Meissner
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
000065206188
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
679 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432863234
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
Label
The last year of the war, Susan Meissner
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
000065206188
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
679 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432863234
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print

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