The Gravedigger's Daughter
A NovelBook - 2008
In 1936 the Schwarts, an immigrant family desperate to escape Nazi Germany, settle in a small town in upstate New York, where the father, a former high school teacher, is demeaned by the only job he can get: gravedigger and cemetery caretaker. After local prejudice and the family's own emotional frailty result in unspeakable tragedy, the gravedigger's daughter, Rebecca, begins her pilgrimage into America.
Publisher: New York : Harper Perennial, 2008, c2007
Edition: 1st Harper Perennial ed
Branch Call Number: F OAT 2008 NVD
Characteristics: 582 p. ; 21 cm