Broken Stone

Broken Stone With a broken stone clenched tight in her hand twelve year old Katya flees the Soviet Union for an uncertain future in s Germany Will it be a better place for kulak orphans like her Will her brok

  • Title: Broken Stone
  • Author: Gabriele Goldstone
  • ISBN: 9780994839923
  • Page: 412
  • Format: Paperback
  • With a broken stone clenched tight in her hand, twelve year old Katya flees the Soviet Union for an uncertain future in 1930s Germany Will it be a better place for kulak orphans like her Will her broken stone help or hinder her growth into young adulthood Broken Stone continues the story of Katya in Red Stone first published as The Kulak s Daughter.Gabriele Goldstone iWith a broken stone clenched tight in her hand, twelve year old Katya flees the Soviet Union for an uncertain future in 1930s Germany Will it be a better place for kulak orphans like her Will her broken stone help or hinder her growth into young adulthood Broken Stone continues the story of Katya in Red Stone first published as The Kulak s Daughter.Gabriele Goldstone inherited scattered bits of her mother s memories, overshadowed by Stalin and Hitler and shaped them into the fictional character of Katya Halter Gabriele travelled to Ukraine and searched through former KGB files to find missing pieces along with the red stone that symbolizes Katya s home Gabriele lives in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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    1. See this review in its natural environment, Dani Reviews Things.I received a free copy of this book in exchange for a review. This does not affect my review.Broken Stone picks up a few days after Red Stone, with Katya and her siblings safe with their aunt, Helena. Katya sees the start of the Collective way of life, with ration books and food collection in town. However, given her family's German descent, it is decided that –along with Helena– the children must leave Russia as soon as possib [...]

    2. Honestly, this is the very first time I read a story like this. It is very refreshing for me. The book is well-written, and the author carefully pointed out every important detail. You can feel the deep connection the author had in the story. I think this is because this story is based on what her mother experienced in the past.Broken Stone has well-developed characters. All of them played a vital role in the story. Each character was able to portray their roles perfectly and they had strong per [...]

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