Briar Rose

Briar Rose


By (author) Jane Yolen

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  • Publisher: Turtleback Books
  • Format: Hardback | 224 pages
  • Dimensions: 128mm x 200mm x 24mm | 268g
  • Publication date: 1 August 2002
  • Publication City/Country: New York, NY
  • ISBN 10: 0613460510
  • ISBN 13: 9780613460514
  • Edition: Prebound edition
  • Edition statement: Turtleback School & Library ed.
  • Sales rank: 612,886

Product description

One of America's most celebrated writers tells the tale of Sleeping Beauty afresh, set this time in forests patrolled by the Nazi army during World War II.A young American journalist is drawn to Europe and to the past as she investigates the mystery of her grandmother's life. From her grandmother she inherited a silver ring, a photograph, and the traditional tale of Briar Rose: clues that will ultimately lead her to a distant land and an astonishing revelation of death and rebirth.The story of the Holocaust, like the story of Sleeping Beauty, is indeed familiar -- yet such is a master storyteller's skill that along the way we learn the tale anew. This is a tale of life and death, love and hate, despair and redemption.

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