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    Stones from the River E–book/E–pub read & download ñ eBook or Kindle ePUB Ü Ursula Hegi This was an excellent book I was astounded by Hegi's ability to capture both the everyday life of Germans over the 20 year span leading up to the end of WWII and the experience of a woman with dwarfism Not once does she dramatize for the sake of Hollywood like entertainment Considering the standard treatments for both the topics of dwarfism and WWII this is indeed a rare accomplishment I myself have dwarfism a

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    Stones from the River E–book/E–pub I've got a German friend who every time the war is mentioned suffers a rush of blood to her face and looks physically pained She continually makes me realise what a struggle it is for sensitive generous spirited Germans to come to terms with

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    Stones from the River E–book/E–pub I found this book at a library sale and ended up buying it because I like the way the first page read Unlike many of the people who have reviewed this book I loved it from the beginning Trudi's insight into the wo

  4. says: Stones from the River E–book/E–pub read & download ñ eBook or Kindle ePUB Ü Ursula Hegi Ursula Hegi Ü 3 review

    Stones from the River E–book/E–pub She stood firm in the midst of ridicule She chose life in the middle of war She took action instead of simply staying silent to atrocity She gave people books and stories to take them away from their dismal worlds of hunger and strife Despite being a little woman who was pitied and bullied because of her height she chose people and books She was not all good but she was not all bad She was human Staying close

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    Stones from the River E–book/E–pub OK yesterday I finished the book and I am having a very hard time choosing the stars and knowing what to say Yes it is a very very good book

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    Stones from the River E–book/E–pub Ursula Hegi Ü 3 review free read Stones from the River This was the first book I read with my new book club and I feel I need to rationalize the four instead of five star rating The story is so important and so deftly told and the author does a great job of capturing the lives of citizens in a small German town from post WWI through post WWII I felt like I came to know many of the characters personally I cried several times I had to really rethink what I know ab

  7. says: Stones from the River E–book/E–pub read & download ñ eBook or Kindle ePUB Ü Ursula Hegi Ursula Hegi Ü 3 review

    Ursula Hegi Ü 3 review read & download ñ eBook or Kindle ePUB Ü Ursula Hegi Stones from the River E–book/E–pub A sensitively imagined portrayal of a small German town in the fateful years between the first and second World Wars narrated from the perspective of an appealing main character who is both of the town in that she is the keeper of their secrets and the source of their gossip but also other due to her diminutive size there's a lot to like about this rich and colourful web of life For me personally it has the added attrac

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    read & download ñ eBook or Kindle ePUB Ü Ursula Hegi Stones from the River E–book/E–pub Ursula Hegi Ü 3 review Right from the start I need to preface this review with the fact that I know my review will not do this story justice It is a most elouent sto

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    free read Stones from the River read & download ñ eBook or Kindle ePUB Ü Ursula Hegi Ursula Hegi Ü 3 review An abbreviated buddy read review with Violet 🥳Fabulous beginning “then the barrage of details began sucking the vitality out of it” Them

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    Stones from the River E–book/E–pub It was like that with stories she could see beneath their surface know the undercurrents the whirlpools that could take you

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read & download ñ eBook or Kindle ePUB Ü Ursula Hegi

Stones from the River

review Stones from the River Ò eBook or Kindle ePUB D he's a girl to the Jews Trudy harbors in her cellarUrsula Hegi brings us a timeless and unforgettable story in Trudi and a small town weaving together a profound tapestry of emotional power humanity and trut. An abbreviated buddy read review with Violet Fabulous beginning then the barrage of details began sucking the vitality out of it Themes galoreHistorical Fiction Nazi Regime Germany holocaust atrocities and cruelty towards Jews small German village towncommunity tales dwarfism the main protagonistTrudi Montag was born a dwarfZwerg female adding uniueness discrimination outsider feelings rumors gossip coming of age abandonment prejudice jealousy violence rage rejection friendships families love sex a pet dog named Seehund injured war veterans favorite was Leo Montag the town librarian people shunned and harassed war destruction deaths births human failures triumphs and hope Memorable parts are definitely memorablebut it needed editing 37 38 for overall spirit behind the storytelling

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review Stones from the River Ò eBook or Kindle ePUB From the highly acclaimed award winning author of Floating in My Mother's Palm comes a stunning novel about ordinary people living in extraordinary timesTrudi Montag is a Zwerg a dwarf short undesirable differ. I found this book at a library sale and ended up buying it because I like the way the first page read Unlike many of the people who have reviewed this book I loved it from the beginning Trudi s insight into the world is amazing and while very mature for her age with a slight mental leap completely believable Ultimately this is a book about differences When we begin the story Trudi and her friend Georg are the outcasts but as the plot progresses as the Nazi s gain power and WWII begins who is and isn t an accepted part of the community continues to morph What becomes important is how people deal with their relative societal acceptance as well as how they treat those who have been deemed outcasts With a satisfyingly ironic ending it is immensely clear the author hopes this book will challenge our considerations of all those on the the periphery of society

read & download ñ eBook or Kindle ePUB Ü Ursula Hegi

review Stones from the River Ò eBook or Kindle ePUB Ent the voice of anyone who has ever tried to fit in Eventually she learns that being different is a secret that all humans share from her mother who flees into madness to her friend Georg whose parents preten. This was the first book I read with my new book club and I feel I need to rationalize the four instead of five star rating The story is so important and so deftly told and the author does a great job of capturing the lives of citizens in a small German town from post WWI through post WWII I felt like I came to know many of the characters personally I cried several times I had to really rethink what I know about history And there were moments in the book where I literally had to stop reading just so that I could mentally and emotionally process what was happening But man oh MAN was it difficult to get into I didn t hit my reading stride until well into the book and still I continued to struggle through the rest of the way Sure there were passages that flowed wonderfully filled with amazing vivid imagery and flawless characterization But as my pal Emily said at our meeting She really made you work for it Which in no way means this is not a worthwhile book After all struggle progress interconnection yadda yadda But it s not one of those books that you sink into lazily and backstroke through the whole way It s much like treading carefully through a rocky bottom stream having to pause before each step checking to find the most stable stone for your foot which is already cut and bruised and sore and all the while having to be alert enough so you don t get sidetracked by a floating log and bumped off of your foothold and back into a bed of unforgiving stones Which I guess makes the title of the story just a little apropos than it already is

  • Paperback
  • 525
  • Stones from the River
  • Ursula Hegi
  • English
  • 24 October 2020
  • 9780684844770