Girl in the Blue Coat

Product Number: EB00621279
Released: Apr 05, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780316392730
Please log in to view pricing

Description

The acclaimed bestseller and winner of the Edgar Award for Best Young Adult Mystery Amsterdam, 1943. 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 about bravery, grief, and love in impossible times.

x-large
Author(s): Monica Hesse
Awards:2017-Young Adults-Winner-The Edgar Award
Original Publish Date: Apr 05, 2016

You can find this title in the following lists:

All formats/editions

CD
x-large
Author(s): Monica Hesse
Narrator(s): Natalia Payne
Product Number DD23556
Released: Apr 05, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781478938361
eAudio
x-large
Author(s): Monica Hesse
Narrator(s): Natalia Payne
Product Number Z100115864
Released: Apr 05, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781478939115

Sign up for our email newsletter