The Things We Cherished

The Things We Cherished

A Novel

eBook - 2011
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Pam Jenoff, whose first novel, The Kommandant's Girl , was a Quill Award finalist, a Book Sense pick, and a finalist for the ALA Sophie Brody Award, joins the Doubleday list with a suspenseful story of love and betrayal set during the Holocaust.

An ambitious novel that spans decades and continents, The Things We Cherished tells the story of Charlotte Gold and Jack Harrington, two fiercely independent attor­neys who find themselves slowly falling for one another while working to defend the brother of a Holocaust hero against allegations of World War II-era war crimes.

The defendant, wealthy financier Roger Dykmans, mysteri­ously refuses to help in his own defense, revealing only that proof of his innocence lies within an intricate timepiece last seen in Nazi Germany. As the narrative moves from Philadelphia to Germany, Poland, and Italy, we are given glimpses of the lives that the anniversary clock has touched over the past century, and learn about the love affair that turned a brother into a traitor.

Rich in historical detail, Jenoff's astonishing new work is a testament to true love under the worst of circumstances.

From the Hardcover edition.
Publisher: [New York] : Doubleday, 2011.
ISBN: 9780385534215
Branch Call Number: E-BOOK
Characteristics: 1 electronic text.
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc


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Apr 07, 2018

Starts with a rush to build a defense case against an alleged war criminal who is accused
of selling out his brother who worked for the resistance during WW11 leading to his
death and the deaths of many children.....I was somewhat bored, very repetitious and the
romance was luke warm....very disappointing

annelibnyc Oct 26, 2011

Not as good as I thought it would be but I am intrigued by the author. She writes romance thrillers that have a historical twist. I am now reading
Almost Home - and it is better than the Things We Cherished. Great Cover, Okay Book.

books_oh_my Aug 09, 2011

enjoyable read though I liked A Hidden Affair better

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