The Runaway Family

The Runaway Family

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Germany 1937: Fear and betrayal stalk the streets. People disappear. Persecution of the Jews has become a national pastime. When Ruth Friedman's husband is arrested by the SS, she is left to fend for herself and her four children. She alone stands as their shield against the Nazis. But where can she go? Where will her family be safe? Ruth must overcome the indifference, hatred and cruelty that surrounds her as she and her family race to escape the advancing Nazi army's final more

Product details

  • Hardback | 368 pages
  • 145 x 228 x 35mm | 726g
  • Head of Zeus
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1788543122
  • 9781788543125

About Diney Costeloe

Diney Costeloe is the bestselling author of The Throwaway Children, The Runaway Family, The Lost Soldier, The Sisters of St Croix and The Girl With No Name. She divides her time between Somerset and West more

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PRAISE FOR DINEY COSTELOE: 'This book bears powerful witness to a grave injustice' Martin Bell on The Lost Soldier. 'A powerful and moving account of the brutality of war itself' Tony Benn on The Lost Soldier. 'Compelling ... the book is very hard to put down' The Bookbag on The Throwaway more

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1,476 ratings
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4 35% (511)
3 17% (253)
2 3% (48)
1 1% (19)
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