A Thread of Grace by Mary Doria Russell

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Written in English

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  • Historical - General

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ContributionsCassandra Campbell (Narrator)
The Physical Object
FormatAudio CD
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9348351M
ISBN 101415916470
ISBN 109781415916476

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A Thread of Grace (Random House, ) is a World War II thriller set in Northern Italy and features both the Italian resistance movement and the plight of Jewish refugees escaping Nazi persecution throughout Europe.

Much of story is based on accounts by survivors from the period, when many Italian citizens allowed Jews to seek safe harbor in Genre: Science fiction, historical fiction.

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