The Resource The things we cannot say, Kelly Rimmer

The things we cannot say, Kelly Rimmer

Label
The things we cannot say
Title
The things we cannot say
Statement of responsibility
Kelly Rimmer
Title variation
Things we can't say
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
2019 Life changed beyond recognition for Alice when her son, Eddie, was born with autism spectrum disorder. She must do everything to support him, but at what cost to her family? When her cherished grandmother is hospitalised, a hidden box of mementoes reveals a tattered photo of a young man, a tiny leather shoe and a letter. Her grandmother begs Alice to return to Poland to see what became of those she held dearest. WWII Alina and Tomasz are childhood sweethearts. The night before he leaves for college, Tomasz proposes marriage. But when their village falls to the Nazis, Alina doesn't know if Tomasz is alive or dead. 2019 In Poland, separated from her family, Alice begins to uncover the story her grandmother is so desperate to tell, and discovers a love that bloomed in the winter of 1942. As a painful family history comes to light, will the struggles of the past and present finally reach a heartbreaking resolution?
Summary
Told in alternating voices from the present day and Nazi-occupied Poland, a follow-up to Before I Let You Go follows a woman's urgent search for answers to a family mystery involving her grandparents' wartime experiences
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Librarians' Choice (Australia), 2019
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10766794
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rimmer, Kelly
Dewey number
A823.4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Family secrets
  • Children with autism spectrum disorders
  • Man-woman relationships
  • World War, 1939-1945
Target audience
adult
Label
The things we cannot say, Kelly Rimmer
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
413 pages
Isbn
9780733639180
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The things we cannot say, Kelly Rimmer
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
413 pages
Isbn
9780733639180
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print

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