Echoes

Echoes

Large Print - 2004
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Against a vivid backdrop of history, Steel tells a compelling story of love and war, acts of faith and acts of betrayal..s
Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, 2004.
Edition: Doubleday large print home library edition
ISBN: 9780739447338
0739447335
Characteristics: 578 pages (large print) ;,22 cm.

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writermala
Jun 07, 2015

Steel describes the lives of three brave women in the backdrop of history. I would have to say Amadea is the main character in this powerful novel. Beata, the daughter and mother experiences a situation somewhat similar to what she herself put her parents through. It was an echo of the past; and that is what the book is all about. Every generation experiencing situations which though different have a de ja vue quality about them.

Junglequeen Dec 30, 2011

I thought I read this book even though it has been around a long time One of Steel's best books.

The characters were unforgettable and the vivid imagery tell it all. About three generations of women from one family living through the pre-war years to the Second World War. They were rich European aristocracy who lived fabled lives of luxury and security.

" Echoes weaves an intricate tapestry of a mother's love, a daughter's courageā€¦and the unwavering faith that sustained them--even in history's darkest hour." from a book review.

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