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The Resource The baker's secret, Stephen P. Kiernan

The baker's secret, Stephen P. Kiernan

Label
The baker's secret
Title
The baker's secret
Statement of responsibility
Stephen P. Kiernan
Title variation
Baker's secret
Title variation remainder
a novel
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the multiple-award-winning, critically acclaimed author of The Hummingbird and The Curiosity comes a dazzling novel of World War II, a shimmering tale of courage, determination, optimism, and the resilience of the human spirit, set in a small Normandy village on the eve of D-Day. On June 5, 1944, as dawn rises over a small town on the Normandy coast of France, Emmanuelle is making the bread that has sustained her fellow villagers in the dark days since the Germans invaded her country. Only twenty-two, Emma learned to bake at the side of a master, Ezra Kuchen, the village baker since before she was born. Apprenticed to Ezra at thirteen, Emma watched with shame and anger as her kind mentor was forced to wear the six-pointed yellow star on his clothing. She was likewise powerless to help when they pulled Ezra from his shop at gunpoint, the first of many villagers stolen away and never seen again. In the years that her sleepy coastal village has suffered under the enemy, Emma has silently, stealthily fought back. Each day, she receives an extra ration of flour to bake a dozen baguettes for the occupying troops. And each day, she mixes that precious flour with ground straw to create enough dough for two extra loaves, contraband bread she shares with the hungry villagers. Under the cold, watchful eyes of armed soldiers, she builds a clandestine network of barter and trade that she and the villagers use to thwart their occupiers. But her gift to the village is more than these few crusty loaves. Emma gives the people a taste of hope, the faith that one day the Allies will arrive to save them
Cataloging source
FMG
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kiernan, Stephen P
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3611.I4457
LC item number
B35 2017
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bakers
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • France
  • Normandy (France)
Label
The baker's secret, Stephen P. Kiernan
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
309 pages
Isbn
9780062369581
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn983834241
Label
The baker's secret, Stephen P. Kiernan
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
309 pages
Isbn
9780062369581
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn983834241

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