Based on the true story of a poor Jewish couple — Aron the talented shoemaker, and his indomitable woman Gitel — and how their passion and bravado helps them elude the escalating Nazi net of terror ravaging Poland, The Shoemaker’s Daughter is sensuous historical fiction novel weaving the complex world that existed between gentiles and Jews. After Aron’s escape from a German stalag, the couple is hidden in deplorable conditions by honorable Poles — but there is still no safety in their hometown, even after liberation. Aron and Gitel must chance a dangerous escape to freedom through the Czech mountains and the bogs of the German Black Forest, but Gitel carries a precious secret that may derail everything they have fought for — and time is not on their side.
The Shoemaker’s Daughter
- From the Publisher
May 3, 2016
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