Send for Me (Large Print / Library Binding)

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In the pantheon of WWII novels, this slim volume will surely become a book club favorite. Annalise and her Jewish family run a popular bakery in Feldenheim, Germany. She is a dutiful teenager helping her parents while experincing typical teenage heartache and desire. The atmosphere is turning dark slowly as Jews are persecuted throughout the country. As a young married woman with a small child, Lise and Walter are sponsored to immigrate to the US but without her beloved parents. Two generations later, Clare has a new love but with baggage. When she finds her grandmother's letters from her great grandmother, she begins to understand the struggle that all humans have in finding happiness. The snippets from the letters are from Fox's own grandmother. The poignancy of their attempt to leave Germany is palpable. Add this to your shelf!

— Valerie

February 2021 Indie Next List

“I was deeply moved by this beautifully written and fascinating novel about four generations of Jewish women, based on a series of letters written by Fox’s great-grandmother in Germany to her grandmother in Milwaukee between 1938 and 1941. Annelise leaves Germany with her husband and child at the cusp of World War II and emigrates to Milwaukee, where a new life awaits. But she leaves behind her parents, who desperately wait for visas to join her. Memories play a deep part in the novel, as do the (sometimes) rocky relationships between mothers and daughters. I’m sure that this excellent novel will find a place on many reading group lists.”
— Ken Favell, Books & Company, Oconomowoc, WI

Winter 2022 Reading Group Indie Next List

“A really beautiful addition to WWII fiction about the heartbreaking truth of separating families and the bonds between mothers and daughters.”
— Hannah Harlow, Book Shop of Beverly Farms, Beverly Farms, MA

Product Details
ISBN: 9781432887421
ISBN-10: 1432887424
Large Print: Yes
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
Publication Date: June 29th, 2021
Pages: 336
Language: English