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  • Published: 14 February 2019
  • ISBN: 9780241978726
  • Imprint: Fig Tree
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 288
  • RRP: $22.99
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The Cut Out Girl

A Story of War and Family, Lost and Found




A harrowing true story about a young girl's struggle to survive Nazi persecution, and a man's attempt to unveil his family's secrets.

The last time Lien saw her parents was in the Hague, where she was collected at the door by a stranger and taken away to be hidden from the Nazis. She was raised by her foster family as one of their own, but a falling out after the war put an end of to their relationship. What was her side of the story, Bart van Es - a grandson of the couple who looked after Lien - wondered? What really happened during the war, and after? So began an investigation that would consume and transform both Bart's life and Lien's. This is an astonishing portrait of a young girl's struggle to survive war, and her powerful, tumultuous and painful ties with her foster family.

  • Pub date: 14 February 2019
  • ISBN: 9780241978726
  • Imprint: Fig Tree
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 288
  • RRP: $22.99
Categories:

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