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ALEX ROSENBERG: THE GIRL FROM KRAKOW IS BASED ON PEOPLE WHO SURVIVED THE WAR

Alex Rosenberg’s first fiction book The Girl from Krakow will be officially released on September 1 by Lake Union. The novel was included in Kindle First program and already is receiving some reviews. “An Epic Saga”, “Outstanding”, “Not just another holocaust novel,” are just few of the readers’ opinions. We are happy to present at Land of books our next guest, the professor of philosophy at Duke University – Alex Rosenberg.

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– Alex, what is your book The Girl from Krakow about?

The Girl From Krakow is a historical novel that traces the experiences of a young woman named Rita Feuerstahl from 1935 in Krakow, Poland through the 30s and the war, as she struggles to survive in Nazi-occupied Poland and then in Germany, under false identity. Rita’s trajectory is intertwined with her lover’s, whose experiences take him from France in the 30s to Spain in the Civil War finally to Stalin’s Moscow under German assault. Soon after the war begins Rita learns a secret so important it gives her the will to survive but would lose the allies the war against the Nazis were she forced to disclose it.
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