We were the lucky ones
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New York, New York : Penguin Books, 2018.
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403 pages ; 24 cm
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"An extraordinary, propulsive novel based on the true story of a family of Polish Jews who scatter at the start of the Second World War, determined to survive, and to reunite. It is the spring of 1939, and three generations of the Kurc family are doing their best to live normal lives, even as the shadow of war grows ever closer. The talk around the family Seder table is of new babies and budding romance, not of the increasing hardships facing Jews in their hometown of Radom, Poland. But soon the horrors overtaking Europe will become inescapable and the Kurc family will be flung to the far corners of the earth, each desperately trying to chart his or her own path toward safety. As one sibling is forced into exile, another attempts to flee the continent, while others struggle to escape certain death by working endless hours on empty stomachs in the factories of the ghetto or by hiding as gentiles in plain sight. Driven by an extraordinary will to survive and by the fear that they may never see each other again, the Kurcs must rely on hope, ingenuity, and inner strength to persevere.
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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Hunter, G. (2018). We were the lucky ones . Penguin Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Hunter, Georgia, 1978-. 2018. We Were the Lucky Ones. New York, New York: Penguin Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Hunter, Georgia, 1978-. We Were the Lucky Ones New York, New York: Penguin Books, 2018.

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Hunter, Georgia. We Were the Lucky Ones Penguin Books, 2018.

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