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Alleghany Public Library F HERMANN (Text) 30664100252854 Adult Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781416568230
  • ISBN: 1416568239
  • Physical Description: 272 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2008.

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Ruby is the youngest child in the tightly knit Bronstein family, a sensitive, observant girl who looks up to her older brothers and is in awe of her stern but gentle father, a Holocaust survivor whose past and deep sense of morality inform the family's life. But when Ruby is ten, her eldest brother enters the hospital and emerges as someone she barely recognizes. It is only the first in a startling series of tragedies that befall the Bronsteins and leave Ruby reeling from sorrow and disbelief. As Ruby's family fractures, she finds solace in friendships and the beginnings of romance, in the normalcy of summer camp and the prom. But her anger and heartache shadow these experiences, separating her from those she loves, until she chooses to reconcile what she has lost with whom she has become.
Subject: Jewish girls > Fiction.
Loss (Psychology) > Fiction.
Families > Fiction.
Genre: Bildungsromans.

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