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The last year of the war

by Susan Meissner

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  • 11 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crystal City Internment Camp (Crystal City, Tex.),
  • German Americans,
  • World War II,
  • Evacuation and relocation, 1941-1948,
  • Japanese Americans,
  • Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945,
  • Fiction,
  • Literary,
  • Evacuation and relocation of Japanese Americans (United States : 1942-1945) fast (OCoLC)fst01801850,
  • World War (1939-1945) fast (OCoLC)fst01180924,
  • Historical,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • FICTION,
  • Women

  • Edition Notes

    Text in English.

    StatementSusan Meissner
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3613.E435 L37 2019
    The Physical Object
    Pagination389 pages
    Number of Pages389
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27329551M
    ISBN 100451492153, 045149217X
    ISBN 109780451492159, 9780451492173
    LC Control Number2018025966
    OCLC/WorldCa1041193432

      The Last Year of the War tells a little-known story of World War II with great resonance for our own times and challenges the very notion of who we are when who we’ve always been is called into question.” Amazon readers gave the book stars. reviewed the book and 75% gave the book 5 stars. That is an incredible rating.   A memoir of the last year of the War of Independence, in the Confederate States of America by Early, Jubal Anderson, Publication date Topics United States -- History Civil War, Campaigns, United States -- History Civil Pages:

    Title: The Last Year Of The War Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: April 7, Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group Language: English. Seven Years' War: Selected full-text books and articles The Seven Years War in Europe, By Franz A.J. Szabo Routledge, Read preview Overview.

      Across the Bloody Chasm: The Culture of Commemoration among Civil War Veterans by Keith Harris came out at the end of last year, so I will include it here. It is so nicely written that anyone who picks it up will find joy on its pages. This book explores commemorative traditions developed by Union and Confederate veterans after the Civil War. Another great guide to the Civil War is the New York Times’ acclaimed book Disunion, which has been narrating the war in a series of amazing articles coinciding .


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Praise for The Last Year of the War “Meissner has created a quietly devastating story that shows how fear and hatred during World War II changed (and even ended) the lives of many innocent Americans.”—Kirkus Reviews “A heartbreaking, thought-provoking work of historical women's fiction.”—Booklist/5().

The Last Year Of The War by Susan Meissner is a wonderful book and I enjoyed reading every single page. InElsie Sontag is a fourteen year old American girl, her parents are of German origin and emigrated to the US over 20 years ago/5.

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InElise Sontag is a typical American teenager from Iowa—aware of the war but distanced from its reach. The Last Year of the War by Susan Meissner Questions for Discussion 1.

The Last Year of the War is a work of historical fiction, but the internment camp at Crystal City was a real place where families just like Elise Sontag’s were detained and then repatriated in prisoner exchanges/5(35).

Elise Sontag is a typical Iowa year-old in aware of the war but distanced from its reach. Then her father, a legal U.S. resident for nearly two decades, is suddenly arrested on suspicion of being a Nazi sympathizer.

The family is sent to an internment camp in Texas, where Elise feels stripped of everything beloved and familiar, including her own identity. In The Last Year of the War by Susan Meissner, the novel's main character is a child of German descent confined to the Crystal City internment camp during World War II, and later repatriated with her family to Germany.

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