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ISBN-10: 1491801344

ISBN-13: 9781491801345

Edition: 2013

Authors: Skadi Winter

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A young girl, born during the coldest winter people could remember in a remote German village shortly after WWII, tells the story of her childhood. Growing up under the care of her grandmother, she soon learns that by the end of war, bombs had destroyed countries and people but that it would take much longer to destroy a system of deceit. Like Lemmings, her people had followed false prophets to the edge of the abyss. While she struggles to come to terms with hatred and violence surrounding her, she develops a close and passionate love for her grandmother, an extraordinary and proud woman. At the end, it is her grandmother who nurtures her wounded soul and broken heart by showing and…    
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Book details

List price: $18.24
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: AuthorHouse
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 174
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.40" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Based on my high school education, very early in my life I developed a passion for learning languages and travelling. I grew up during times before the Internet and i-Phones spoiled the subtle poetry of words and read my first book at the age of five--the stories of Wilhelm Busch. I worked as a medical secretary in different sectors of the health service in Germany and England for over thirty years. Like for many women of my generation, following dreams was more often than not possible due to financial and personal circumstances and prejudice against a gender, which still has no idea how to overcome fears to stand up in a world dominated by men. I am a grandmother of eight lovely…