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Dobryd This autobiographical first novel is a spare unsentimental memoir of a young Jewish girl growng up at the end of World War II The unnamed narrator is five years old when she her mother and aunt are

  • Title: Dobryd
  • Author: Ann Charney
  • ISBN: 9781877946660
  • Page: 136
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Dobryd By Ann Charney, This autobiographical first novel is a spare, unsentimental memoir of a young Jewish girl growng up at the end of World War II The unnamed narrator is five years old when she, her mother and aunt are liberated by Soviet soldiers from two and a half years of hiding from the Nazis Charney has produced an illuminating document of an unusual time and place Library Jour This autobiographical first novel is a spare, unsentimental memoir of a young Jewish girl growng up at the end of World War II The unnamed narrator is five years old when she, her mother and aunt are liberated by Soviet soldiers from two and a half years of hiding from the Nazis Charney has produced an illuminating document of an unusual time and place Library Journal

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    1. When I recently read Emma Donoghue s best selling novel Room, I couldn t help thinking of Ann Charney s novel Dobryd Like Donoghue s narrator Jack, as well as the under nourished living ghosts of refugee camps, Charney spent the first part of her life in peril Dobryd in fact begins By the time I was five years old I had spent half my life hidden away in a barn loft Those words took my breath away when I first read them many years ago The novel s unsentimental, clear eyed vision offers hope that, [...]

    2. Disclaimer ARC via Netgalley This is a hard book to review because there are two ways to look at the book The first way, is that of a thrilling narrative Sadly, it isn t really that The book is a memoir and details Ann Charney s memories of survival when she and her family were able to come out of hiding after the Russians invaded German controlled Poland in the waning days of WW II Charney was under five when she and mother went into hiding and roughly five when they were freed The book covers [...]

    3. Yet another tale of survival in horrible conditions during WWII and how lives were rebuilt afterwards Excellent memoir

    4. Given To Me For An Honest ReviewDobyrd by Ann Charney will draw the reader in and they will then feel as though they are also in war torn Europe too This is a simple story and an easy read It is written from memories of a child of 5 It begins right after World War II She, her mother, cousin and aunt, along with other Polish Jews hid out for two years in a false roof in a barn Once liberated they tried to rebuild their lives Was Ann and her mother able to rebuild their lives Did they stay or leav [...]

    5. This is a memoir of Ann Charney s family s life just following WWII She and her cousin, mother and aunt Jewish hid out in a false roof of a barn with other Polish Jews and they were amongst the lucky few who made it They were liberated by the RUssians and then tried to rebuild their life, finding everything they once knew was gone Charney was just a small child during all of this yet her memories are quite vivid and make the reader feel like they are in war torn Europe Well written and a fairly [...]

    6. I received an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review.A fine memoir detailing the harrowing after days of WWII and the basic rebuilding of Ann Charney s life after Russian liberation from a hideout in Poland One can feel the catharsis Ms Charney goes through as she writes about this painful time in her life.

    7. A fascinating look at a different side of the war what it meant for those who survived to attempt to integrate themselves and live again.

    8. Dobrydby Ann CharneyOpen Road Integrated MediaBiographies MemoirsPub Date 14 Apr 2015 Archive Date 15 May 2017I am reviewing Dobryd through the publisher and Netgalley By the time she was five, she had spent half her life hidden inside a barn where her family was hidden.They left the loft in the middle of the night, after liberation her life begins anew, and she greedily gulps down the food she is offered, often getting sick for hours afterwards.Two months later as the Russians advanced they wer [...]

    9. Dobryd, by Ann Charney, tells the story of Jewish survivors of WWII in Poland through the eyes of a young child I really connected with the author, since I have been told, what my relatives lived through in their own village, located in Polish Galicia, close to that of the author After living for over 2 years, hiding out in a barn, a 5 yr old girl is finally rescued by Russian soldiers along with her mother and aunt We learn how the lives of this small family group have changed by the war and ho [...]

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