THE WARSAW ORPHAN is a riveting novel inspired by the real-life heroine who saved thousands of Jewish children during WWII. During the event, Kelly and Kristin will discuss the research that went into the making of this book and answer audience questions.
Is The Things We Cannot Say a true story?
Kelly tells an authentic story in her historical narrative, and while it’s dark and grim, desperately sad and often horrifying, it’s also lit up with hope and there is so much love present.
Does Alina marry Tomasz?
Fearing the stigma of an unmarried mother even in the military camp, Saul, now identified as Tomasz Slaski, marries Alina, whose forged papers identify her as Hanna Wisniewski.
Who does Alina marry in The Things We Cannot Say?
Alina was only seven years old when she decided that one day she would marry Tomasz. Even from such a young age she loved him deeply and knew that he was the man she was destined to spend the rest of her life with.
Who is Hannah in The Things We Cannot Say?
The Things We Cannot Say incorporates two novels in one with an impactful and gripping tale of two generations. The prologue commences in the Soviet Union during 1942 with Tomasz Slaski marrying Alina Dziak. Alina, who was raised in a tiny town in Poland, changes her name to Hanna Wis’niewski to protect her identity.
Who is the main character in The Things We Cannot Say?
Alina, the main character, is faced with the grim realities of war and the heartbreak it brings. The present-day story line revolves around the main character, Alice, who has a complicated relationship with her mother, two children (one with autism), a marriage in crisis, and an ailing much loved grandmother.
What is the story of The Things We Cannot Say?
Synopsis: In 1942, Europe remains in the relentless grip of war. Just beyond the tents of the Russian refugee camp she calls home, a young woman speaks her wedding vows. It’s a decision that will alter her destiny…and it’s a lie that will remain buried until the next century.
What is all The Things We Cannot Say about?
Slipping between Nazi-occupied Poland and the frenetic pace of modern life, Kelly Rimmer creates an emotional and finely wrought narrative. The Things We Cannot Say is an unshakable reminder of the devastation when truth is silenced…and how it can take a lifetime to find our voice before we learn to trust it.
How many pages are in the Warsaw orphan?
|Publisher:||Graydon House Books|
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