- ISBN: 9780385533546 (hardcover) :
- ISBN: 0385533543 (hardcover) :
- Description: 334 pages ; 25 cm.
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2014.
- 13 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).
- 1 copy at Gloucester. (Show all copies)
2 current holds with 19 total copies.
|Library||Location||Call Number||Status||Due Date|
|Gloucester||Adult Fiction||FICTION/ Waldman (Text to Phone)||Available||-|
|Beverly Main||Adult Fiction||Fiction/ Waldman (Text to Phone)||Available||-|
|Danvers||Adult Fiction||Fic / Waldman (Text to Phone)||Available||-|
|Everett - Parlin Memorial||Adult Fiction||FIC/Waldman (Text to Phone)||Available||-|
|Lynnfield||Adult Fiction||Fiction / Waldman, A. (Text to Phone)||Available||-|
|Marblehead||Adult Fiction||FICTION WALDMAN, AYELET 2014 (Text to Phone)||Available||-|
|North Shore - Lynn Campus||Best Sellers||PS 3573 .A42124 L695 2014 (Text to Phone)||Available||-|
|Peabody Main||Adult Fiction||Fiction/ Waldman (Text to Phone)||Available||-|
|Reading||Adult Bestseller||BESTSELLER DISPLAY (Text to Phone)||Checked out||09/11/2015|
|Reading||Adult Bestseller||BESTSELLER DISPLAY (Text to Phone)||Checked out||09/12/2015|
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|General Note:|| "This is a Borzoi book"--T.p. verso.
|Summary:|| This tale was inspired by the true history of the World War II Hungarian Gold Train. In 1945 on the outskirts of Salzburg, Austria, victorious American soldiers capture a train filled with unspeakable riches: piles of fine gold watches; mountains of fur coats; crates filled with wedding rings, silver picture frames, family heirlooms, and Shabbat candlesticks passed down through generations. Jack Wiseman, a tough, smart New York Jew, is the lieutenant charged with guarding this treasure, a responsibility that grows more complicated when he meets Ilona, a fierce, beautiful Hungarian who has lost everything in the ravages of the Holocaust. Seventy years later, amid the shadowy world of art dealers who profit off the sins of previous generations, Jack gives a necklace to his granddaughter, Natalie Stein, and charges her with searching for an unknown woman, a woman whose portrait and fate come to haunt Natalie, a woman whose secret may help Natalie to understand the guilt her grandfather will take to his grave and to find a way out of the mess she has made of her own life. This is a work that poses hard questions about the value of precious things in a time when life itself has no value, and about the slenderest of chains that can bind us to the griefs and passions of the past. -- From publisher's web site.
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|Alternate Title:|| Love & treasure