Just as she gave voice to the silent women of the Old Testament in The Red Tent, Anita Diamant creates a cast of breathtakingly vivid characters -- young women who escaped to Israel from Nazi Europe -- in this intensely dramatic novel.
Day After Night is based on the extraordinary true story of the October 1945 rescue of more than two hundred prisoners from the Atlit internment camp, a prison for "illegal" immigrants run by the British military near the Mediterranean coast south of Haifa. The story is told through the eyes of four young women at the camp with profoundly different stories. All of them survived the Holocaust: Shayndel, a Polish Zionist; Leonie, a Parisian beauty; Tedi, a hidden Dutch Jew; and Zorah, a concentration camp survivor. Haunted by unspeakable memories and losses, afraid to begin to hope, Shayndel, Leonie, Tedi, and Zorah find salvation in the bonds of friendship and shared experience even as they confront the challenge of re-creating themselves in a strange new country.
This is an unforgettable story of tragedy and redemption, a novel that reimagines a moment in history with such stunning eloquence that we are haunted and moved by every devastating detail. Day After Night is a triumphant work of fiction.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
Anita Diamant is the bestselling author of the novels The Red Tent, Good Harbor, and The Last Days of Dogtown, as well as the collection of essays, Pitching My Tent. An award-winning journalist whose work has appeared regularly in The Boston Globe Magazine and Parenting, she is the author of six nonfiction guides to contemporary Jewish life. She lives in Massachusetts. Her most recent novel is Day After Night. Visit her website at www.anitadiamant.com.Excerpt. © Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved.:
Day After Night Prologue 1945, August
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Scribner. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0743299841 Ships within 24 hours!. Bookseller Inventory # Z0743299841ZN
Book Description Scribner. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0743299841 207 100% Money Back Guarantee. Ships from multiple US location. Bookseller Inventory # ES-WOFP-7OIM
Book Description Scribner, 2009. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service!. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0743299841
Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97807432998481.0
Book Description Scribner, 2009. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. First Edition. BRAND NEW! Overstock from an Independent bookstore!. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000104474
Book Description Scribner, 2009. Hard Cover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. Kate written on first page. Bookseller Inventory # 007940
Book Description Scribner, 2009. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0743299841
Book Description Scribner September 2009, 2009. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. This is a new book. Bookseller Inventory # 192
Book Description Scribner, New York, U.S.A., 2009. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. First Edition stated, with correct number line sequence, no writing, marks, underlining, or bookplates. No remainder marks. Spine is tight and crisp. Boards are flat and true and the corners are square. Dust jacket is not price-clipped. This collectible, " NEW" condition first edition/first printing copy is protected with a polyester archival dust jacket cover. Beautiful collectible copy. GIFT QUALITY9780743299848. Bookseller Inventory # 001657
Book Description Scribner, 2009. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110743299841