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Wenn die Nacht anbricht: Roman [NOOK Book]

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In der Stille eines heißen Sommerabends nimmt ein großes Geheimnis seinen Anfang

Alabama im Sommer 1931: Die neunjährige Tess Moore sitzt allein auf der hinteren Veranda des Hauses und genießt die laue Nachtluft, den Duft von frischem Maisbrot und die Gesprächsfetzen, die vom Haus herüberwehen, als sie beobachten muss, wie eine Frau wortlos ein Baby in den Brunnen der Familie wirft. Die Tat setzt eine Reihe von Ereignissen in Gang, die Tess ...
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Wenn die Nacht anbricht: Roman

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Overview

In der Stille eines heißen Sommerabends nimmt ein großes Geheimnis seinen Anfang

Alabama im Sommer 1931: Die neunjährige Tess Moore sitzt allein auf der hinteren Veranda des Hauses und genießt die laue Nachtluft, den Duft von frischem Maisbrot und die Gesprächsfetzen, die vom Haus herüberwehen, als sie beobachten muss, wie eine Frau wortlos ein Baby in den Brunnen der Familie wirft. Die Tat setzt eine Reihe von Ereignissen in Gang, die Tess und ihre ältere Schwester Virgie zwingen, den Blick auf das Leben jenseits der eigenen Haustür zu richten. Die Wirtschaftskrise hält die ganze Welt in Atem. Kohlebergbau, Hunger und Rassismus bestimmen den Alltag in Carbon Hill. Und während Tess und Virgie versuchen, den Mord aufzuklären, sind die Einwohner des Städtchens auf gegenseitige Hilfe angewiesen. Und allmählich rücken sie immer enger zusammen …

Mit einem Vorwort von Fannie Flagg, der Autorin von »Grüne Tomaten«.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783641053109
  • Publisher: E-Books der Verlagsgruppe Random House GmbH
  • Publication date: 12/8/2010
  • Language: German
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 630 KB

Meet the Author

Gin Phillips
Gin Phillips
The Well and the Mine is Gin Phillips' first novel.
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