The devil's arithmetic
Trumpet Club, 1991 - 170 Seiten
Hannah resents the traditions of her Jewish heritage until time travel places her in the middle of a small Jewish village in Nazi-occupied Poland.
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She could remember that. And Esther was plump with rosy cheeks and a mouth
that seemed to rest in a pout. She was round like an Easter egg. Esther-Easter.
The third girl, the Cossack Yente, had a ferrety face, sharp in chin and nose, and
"Imagine," said Yente, "your parents must have been fabulously wealthy. Richer
than Yitzchak the butcher. As rich, almost, as the rendar himself." "The rendar's
house has twelve rooms," Rachel said. "Thirteen," Yente corrected. "My mother's
Putting her arm around Hannah's waist, Rachel smiled. "Let her be. She is only
catching her breath." "You are the one who has trouble catching her breath," said
Yente the Cossack. She wrinkled her long nose. "But Chaya has plenty of breath.
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