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All That Lingers

Wittig, Irene


The rise of Nazism in Austria catapults life in Vienna into chaos.

As Emma grapples with the harsh new reality of her country’s betrayal, and desperately clings to her humanity by hiding her Jewish friends. In the war’s aftermath, she finds solace in helping those in even greater need than herself.

A decade after the war, Sophie returns to Vienna from her American refuge, to seek her lost history.

Sophie’s uncle Friedrich, teetered on the edge of what was right and his personal survival. His actions and inaction left long-lasting repercussions that threaten to throw all their lives into turmoil again.

"A standout among the many novels set in this world-changing era.” KIRKUS STARRED REVIEW

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