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Title:Girl in the Blue Coat
Format Type:Ebook
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Publisher:Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
ISBN:0316260606
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Number of Pages:309
Category:Historical fiction, Young adult, Historical, Mystery, World war ii, Fiction, Holocaust

Girl in the Blue Coat by Monica Hesse

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Girl in the Blue Coat Amsterdam Hanneke spends her days procuring and delivering sought after black market goods to paying customers her nights hiding the true nature of her work from her concerned parents and every waking moment mourning her boyfriend who was killed on the Dutch front lines when the Germans invaded She likes to think of her illegal work as a small act of rebellion .

On a routine delivery a client asks Hanneke for help Expecting to hear that Mrs Janssen wants meat or kerosene Hanneke is shocked by the older woman s frantic plea to find a person a Jewish teenager Mrs Janssen had been hiding who has vanished without a trace from a secret room Hanneke initially wants nothing to do with such dangerous work but is ultimately drawn into a web of mysteries and stunning revelations that lead her into the heart of the resistance open her eyes to the horrors of the Nazi war machine and compel her to take desperate action .

Beautifully written intricately plotted and meticulously researched Girl in the Blue Coat is an extraordinary gripping novel from a bright new voice

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The arsons started on a cold November midnight and didn t stop for months Night after night the people of Accomack County waited to see which building would burn down next regarding each other at first with compassion and later suspicion Vigilante groups sprang up patrolling the rural Virginia coast with cameras and camouflage Volunteer firefighters slept at their stations The arsonist seemed to target abandoned buildings but local police were stretched too thin to surveil them all Accomack was desolate there were hundreds of abandoned buildings And by the dozen they were burning br br br The culprit and the path that led to these crimes is a story of twenty first century America em Washington Post em reporter Monica Hesse first drove down to the reeling county to cover a hearing for Charlie Smith a struggling mechanic who upon his capture had promptly pleaded guilty to sixty seven counts of arson But as Charlie s confession unspooled it got deeper and weirder He wasn t lighting fires alone his crimes were galvanized by a surprising love story Over a year of investigating Hesse uncovered the motives of Charlie and his accomplice girlfriend Tonya Bundick a woman of steel like strength and an inscrutable past Theirs was a love built on impossibly tight budgets and simple pleasures They were each other s inspiration and escape until they weren t br br br Though it s hard to believe today one hundred years ago Accomack was the richest rural county in the nation Slowly it s been drained of its industry agriculture as well as its wealth and population In an already remote region limited employment options offer little in the way of opportunity A mesmerizing and crucial panorama with nationwide implications em American Fire em asks what happens when a community gets left behind Hesse brings to life the Eastern Shore and its inhabitants battling a punishing economy and increasingly terrified by a string of fires they could not explain The result evokes the soul of rural America a land half gutted before the fires even began, Amsterdam Hanneke spends her days procuring and delivering sought after black market goods to paying customers her nights hiding the true nature of her work from her concerned parents and every waking moment mourning her boyfriend who was killed on the Dutch front lines when the Germans invaded She likes to think of her illegal work as a small act of rebellion br br On a routine delivery a client asks Hanneke for help Expecting to hear that Mrs Janssen wants meat or kerosene Hanneke is shocked by the older woman s frantic plea to find a person a Jewish teenager Mrs Janssen had been hiding who has vanished without a trace from a secret room Hanneke initially wants nothing to do with such dangerous work but is ultimately drawn into a web of mysteries and stunning revelations that lead her into the heart of the resistance open her eyes to the horrors of the Nazi war machine and compel her to take desperate action br br Beautifully written intricately plotted and meticulously researched Girl in the Blue Coat is an extraordinary gripping novel from a bright new voice, Lona Sixteen Always is about to become Lona Seventeen Always but she isn t feeling much older or wiser Unlike Fenn and the rest of the Path strays she is struggling to move on with her life How can she look to the future when she knows almost nothing about her past Lona feels like everyone s pressuring her to become normal even her beloved Fenn and on top of this she s been having strange violent dreams It almost feels like someone s trying to send her a message br br Lona s dreams turn out to be memories clues hidden inside Lona by her mother who Lona always assumed was lost to her forever But she isn t lost at all she s being held captive by Harm emotionless psychotic murderous Harm and she s desperate for Lona to find her But can Lona work it all out in time And why does Harm need Lona s mother In the bid to find out who she really is Lona will fall headlong into a trap far more dangerous and cunning than she could ever have imagined The Path was just the beginning, Lona Sixteen Always is not herself quite literally She lives her life virtually through the experiences of Julian a boy who was chosen as a role model for the Pathers of Quadrant troubled children who have been rescued by the government and put on Path But one day Lona finds she can think for herself And on top of that the face of a familiar boy appears on her screen Fenn who she thought had moved on to a different stage of the Path last year But he didn t Fenn and other rebels like him have strayed from the Path and now Lona must stray too But life off Path is strange and difficult and Lona uncovers a secret that will threaten all their lives Can there really be life after the Path