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The Imposter Bride



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Author
Richler, Nancy
Descriptors
Abandonment
Brothers
Historical Fiction
Holocaust Survivors
Identity
Immigrants
Jews
Mothers and Daughters
World War II
Young Women
Location/Setting:
Montreal, Canada
Palestine
Poland
Time Period:
1940s
1950s
1960s
1970s
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Summary
Lily arrives in Montreal in the aftermath of WWII prepared to marry to a man she's never met. When she is rejected by him, she instead marries his brother. She disappears a few years later, leaving behind a baby daughter. An infant when her mother abandons her, Ruth grows up surrounded by her loving father, aunt and uncle, and two grandmothers who care for her. She is nontheless desperate to find out more about her mother, Lily.
Critique
This work is part coming of age and part historical fiction and explores the damaging after-affects of war.
ISBN
9781250010063
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# of Pages
360
Published
2012
Formats
Reviewer's Initials: CO


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