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Stones from the River From The Highly Acclaimed, Award Winning Author Of Floating In My Mother S Palm Comes A Stunning Novel About Ordinary People Living In Extraordinary Times.Trudi Montag Is A Zwerg A Dwarf Short, Undesirable, Different, The Voice Of Anyone Who Has Ever Tried To Fit In Eventually She Learns That Being Different Is A Secret That All Humans Share From Her Mother Who Flees Into Madness, To Her Friend Georg Whose Parents Pretend He S A Girl, To The Jews Trudy Harbors In Her Cellar.Ursula Hegi Brings Us A Timeless And Unforgettable Story In Trudi And A Small Town, Weaving Together A Profound Tapestry Of Emotional Power, Humanity, And Truth. Although I often read history, especially books regarding World War II and Germany, memoirs, collected memories, analysis into the various horrors and sheer arrogant stupidity of what the Nazis and others did, I seldom, if ever, read fiction books about those times.This book, however, caught my eye because the central character was a Zwerg, or dwarf, one of the many groups considered unfit to live which were summarily done away with under the Nazi regime Secondly, this character, Trudi Montag Although I often read history, especially books regarding World War II and Germany, memoirs, collected memories, analysis into the various horrors and sheer arrogant stupidity of what the Na This was an excellent book I was astounded by Hegi s ability to capture both the everyday life of Germans over the 20 year span leading up to the end of WWII and the experience of a woman with dwarfism Not once does she dramatize for the sake of Hollywood like entertainment Considering the standard treatments for both the topics of dwarfism and WWII, this is indeed a rare accomplishment I myself have dwarfism and am usually sick of the average portrayal of dwarfs in the media as either amusi This was an excellent book I was astounded by Hegi s ability I found this book at a library sale, and ended up buying it because I like the way the first page read Unlike many of the people who have reviewed this book I loved it from the beginning Trudi s insight into the world is amazing, and while very mature for her age, with a slight mental leap, completely believable Ultimately this is a book about differences When we begin the story, Trudi and her friend Georg are the outcasts, but as the plot progresses as the Nazi s gainpower and WWII I found this book at a library sale, and ended up buying it because I like the way the first page read Unlike many of the people who have reviewed this book I loved it from the beginning Trudi s insight into the world is amazing, and while very m This was the first book I read with my new book club and I feel I need to rationalize the four instead of five star rating The story is so important, and so deftly told, and the author does a great job of capturing the lives of citizens in a small German town from post WWI through post WWII I felt like I came to know many of the characters personally I cried several times I had to really rethink what I know about history And there were moments in the book where I literally had to stop read This was the first book I read with my new book club and I feel I need to rationalize the four instead of f

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