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The book of lost names

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First Gallery Books hardcover edition.

"Eva Traube Abrams, a semi-retired librarian in Florida, is shelving books one morning when her eyes lock on a photograph in a magazine lying open nearby. She freezes; it's an image of a book she hasn't seen in sixty-five years--a book she recognizes as The Book of Lost Names. The accompanying article discusses the looting of libraries by the Nazis across Europe during World War II--an experience Eva remembers well--and the search to reunite people with the texts taken from them so long ago. The book in the photograph, an eighteenth-century religious text thought to have been taken from France in the waning days of the war, is one of the most fascinating cases. Now housed in Berlin's Zentral- und Landesbibliothek library, it appears to contain some sort of code, but researchers don't know where it came from--or what the code means. Only Eva holds the answer--but will she have the strength to revisit old memories and help reunite those lost during the war? As a graduate student in 1942, Eva was forced to flee Paris after the arrest of her father, a Polish Jew. Finding refuge in a small mountain town in the Free Zone, she begins forging identity documents for Jewish children fleeing to neutral Switzerland. But erasing people comes with a price, and along with a mysterious, handsome forger named Rémy, Eva decides she must find a way to preserve the real names of the children who are too young to remember who they really are. The records they keep in The Book of Lost Names will become even more vital when the resistance cell they work for is betrayed and Rémy disappears."--Amazon.

Available copies

  • 3 of 39 copies available at Westchester Library System.

Current holds

14 current holds with 39 total copies.

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Location Call Number /
Shelving Location
Barcode Status /
Due Date
Ardsley Public Library FICTION HARMEL (Text)
New Book
31000151240929
Checked out
06/26/2021
Bedford Free Library FIC HAR (Text)
New Book
31002150870185
On holds shelf
-
Bedford Hills Free Library HARMEL (Text)
New Book
31003151432801
On holds shelf
-
Briarcliff Manor Public Library FICTION HARMEL (Text)
New Fiction
31036150934815
Checked out
06/18/2021
Bronxville Public Library FICTION HARMEL (Text)
New Fiction
31004151718199
Checked out
06/22/2021
Chappaqua Library FICTION HARMEL (Text)
New Fiction
31005153445608
Checked out
06/15/2021
Chappaqua Library FICTION HARMEL (Text)
New Fiction
31005500426319
Checked out
06/21/2021
Croton Free Library FICTION/HARMEL (Text)
New Fiction
31006151806957
In transit
-
Eastchester Public Library FICTION HARMEL (Text)
Fiction
31008152475394
Checked out
06/22/2021
Greenburgh Public Library FICTION HARMEL (Text)
New Fiction
31009154681245
In transit
-
Harrison Public Library HARMEL, K. (Text)
New Fiction
31010300221357
Checked out
06/21/2021
Hastings-on-Hudson Public Library FICTION HARMEL (Text)
New Book
31011151408606
Checked out
06/21/2021
Hendrick Hudson Free Library HARMEL. KRISTIN (Text)
Fiction
31016151704888
Checked out
06/23/2021
Hendrick Hudson Free Library HARMEL. KRISTIN (Text)
New Book
31016151707253
Checked out
06/15/2021
Irvington Public Library FIC HARMEL, K. (Text)
New Fiction
31012154462426
In transit
-
John C. Hart Memorial Library HARMEL (Text)
New Fiction
31030155017742
Checked out
06/14/2021
John C. Hart Memorial Library HARMEL (Text)
New Fiction
31030155104490
On holds shelf
-
Katonah Village Library FICTION HARMEL (Text)
New Fiction
31013151871775
Checked out
06/23/2021
Larchmont Public Library HARMEL (Text)
Fiction
31014152875237
Checked out
06/28/2021
Lewisboro Library FICTION HARMEL (Text)
New Fiction
31032151399934
In transit
-
Mount Pleasant Public Library FIC HARMEL (Text)
New Book
31024153669430
Checked out
06/01/2021
New Rochelle Public Library HARMEL (Text)
Fiction
31019156531777
Checked out
07/02/2021
North Castle Public Library FIC HAR (Text)
New Fiction
31001151990604
Checked out
06/17/2021
North Castle Public Library FIC HAR (Text)
New Fiction
31001151990612
Checked out
06/25/2021
North Castle Public Library FIC HAR (Text)
New Fiction
31001151990620
Checked out
06/21/2021
North Castle Public Library FIC HAR (Text)
Express Item
31001151990638
Available
-
Ossining Public Library FICTION (Text)
Fiction
31021153335913
Available
-
Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library FICTION HARMEL (Text)
New Fiction
31025152587192
In transit
-
Rye Free Reading Room FICTION HARMEL (Text)
Fiction
31028153180322
On holds shelf
-
Scarsdale Public Library ACQ95504 (Text)
On Order
ACQ95504
On order
-
Scarsdale Public Library FICTION HARMEL (Text)
New Book
31029154368999
Checked out
06/26/2021
Town of Pelham Public Library HARMEL (Text)
New Fiction
31023151285967
Checked out
06/25/2021
Tuckahoe Public Library HARMEL (Text)
New Fiction
31034170146676
On holds shelf
-
White Plains Public Library FICTION (Text)
Fiction
31544101156651
Available
-
White Plains Public Library FICTION (Text)
New Book
31544101189462
In transit
-
Yonkers Crestwood Library FIC Harmel (Text)
New Fiction
31035608012018
Checked out
06/01/2021
Yonkers Crestwood Library FIC Harmel (Text)
New Fiction
31035608012026
Checked out
06/16/2021
Yonkers Crestwood Library FIC Harmel (Text)
New Fiction
31035608012034
Checked out
05/24/2021
Yonkers Riverfront Library FIC HARMEL (Text)
New Fiction
31035600035934
Checked out
06/07/2021

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