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Beyond the High White Wall

Pitt, Nancy

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ISBN 10: 0684186632 / ISBN 13: 9780684186634
Published by New York, New York, U.S.A.: Atheneum, 1986
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Title: Beyond the High White Wall

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A.: Atheneum

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Inscribed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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During the early 1900s, Libby and her Jewish family are deeply attached to their Czarist homeland despite fear, hardship, and repression but are nevertheless, forced to seek refuge in America in a grueling journey

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Grade 6-9 It's 1903 in the Ukraine. A Jewish teenager witnesses the murder of a peasant by the local baron's foreman. Despite her elders' advice not to get involved, Libby is determined to see the murderer brought to justice. Her efforts set off a series of events which eventually convince her family to seek a life of freedom in America. This dramatic variation on a theme common to many Americans' family histories should hold considerable interest for young readers, but the awkward intrusion of historical detail will lose many at the outset, and lags in the narrative pacing will turn others off further on. Characters are so weakly defined that it's even possible to forget the age of the narrator. And while such issues as anti-Semitism, assimilation, corruption in government and class conflict play an important role in the book's events, these themes are treated so bloodlessly that they fail to truly engage. While some readers may be drawn to and stick with this book for its historical background, the generally weak execution will limit its broader appeal. Ruth Horowitz, Notre Dame Academy Girls High School Library, Los Angeles
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