Day After Night by Anita Diamant audiobook

Day After Night: A Novel

By Anita Diamant
Read by Dagmara Dominczyk

Simon & Schuster Audio
8.00 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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In her most moving and powerful novel ever, Anita Diamant portrays richly imagined female characters in a haunting fictionalization of the post-Holocaust experience.  Atlit is a holding camp for “illegal” immigrants in Israel in 1945. There, about 270 men and women await their future and try to recover from their past. Diamant, with infinite compassion and understanding, tells the stories of the women gathered in this place.  Shayndel is a Polish Zionist who fought the Germans with a band of partisans. Leonie is a Parisian beauty. Tedi is Dutch, a strapping blond who wants only to forget. Zorah survived Auschwitz. Haunted by unspeakable memories and too many losses to bear, these young women, along with a stunning cast of supporting characters who work in or pass through Atlit, begin to find salvation in the bonds of friendship and shared experience as they confront the challenge of re-creating themselves and discovering a way to live again.  Day After Night is a devastatingly beautiful novel, a story only Anita Diamant could tell, and it will make every listener weep.

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Summary

Summary

A 2009 Washington Post Best Book

Selected for the September 2009 Indie Next List

In her most moving and powerful novel ever, Anita Diamant portrays richly imagined female characters in a haunting fictionalization of the post-Holocaust experience.

 

Atlit is a holding camp for “illegal” immigrants in Israel in 1945. There, about 270 men and women await their future and try to recover from their past. Diamant, with infinite compassion and understanding, tells the stories of the women gathered in this place.

 

Shayndel is a Polish Zionist who fought the Germans with a band of partisans. Leonie is a Parisian beauty. Tedi is Dutch, a strapping blond who wants only to forget. Zorah survived Auschwitz. Haunted by unspeakable memories and too many losses to bear, these young women, along with a stunning cast of supporting characters who work in or pass through Atlit, begin to find salvation in the bonds of friendship and shared experience as they confront the challenge of re-creating themselves and discovering a way to live again.

 

Day After Night is a devastatingly beautiful novel, a story only Anita Diamant could tell, and it will make every listener weep.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Diamant traces the odysseys of her fully imagined characters so sensitively that these resolutions are convincing and well earned.”  Washington Post
“Diamant opens a window into a time of sadness, confusion and optimism that has resonance for so much that’s both triumphant and troubling in modern Jewish history.”  Publishers Weekly
“Fluid storytelling and well-drawn characters make this a sure bet for a wide range of readers.”  Booklist
“Diamant…tenderly portrays four women in transition, from the killing fields of Europe to the promised land of Eretz Yisrael.”  Kirkus Reviews

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Details

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 8.00
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English