The Cut Out Girl

Much later, she fell out with her foster family, and Bart van Es - the grandson of Lien's foster parents - knew he needed to find out why.

The Cut Out Girl

The Cut Out Girl

An astonishing, moving story of a young girl's struggle for survival during war 'Luminous, elegant, haunting - I read it straight through' Philippe Sands, Author of East West Street 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. 'Remarkable, deeply moving' Penelope Lively 'An awe-inspiring account of the tragedies and triumphs within the world of the Holocaust's "hide-away" children, and of the families who sheltered them' Georgia Hunter, author of We Were the Lucky Ones 'Harrowing and beautiful' The Bookseller

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Language: en
Pages: 288
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Pages: 288
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Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-08-02 - Publisher: Penguin UK

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