In My Enemy's House

In My Enemy's House

Book - 1999
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I survived. Protected by the Nazis that killed my family. Could I ever forgive myself?

Award-winning novelist Carol Matas brings readers into the heart of Nazi Germany with the harrowing story of Marisa, a Polish Jew whose blond hair and blue eyes make it easy for her to pass as a Christian.

With the Nazis ready to herd the remaining Jews of her town into a ghetto, and with her family either scattered or dead, Marisa takes the papers of a Polish girl and goes to Germany in a desperate attempt to survive as a Polish worker.

Marisa finds work as a servant for the Reymanns, a German family that treats her with respect. But she must never forget that Herr Reymann is a high-ranking Nazi. Marisa is hiding in plain sight in her enemy's house.

This unflinching account of Marisa's dilemma as a Jew living a lie in order to survive will give readers a new perspective on the nature of good and evil, even as it touches their hearts.

Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1999
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781443100199
9780590515702
0590515705
9780689813542
0689813546
Branch Call Number: MATAS
Characteristics: 167 p

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kirakublik
Aug 29, 2017

I really love this book! It's such a great read. I couldn't put it down!

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gurjot22
Jul 23, 2017

Outstanding novel... Facing things like losing your loved ones and acting like someone else.

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roop33
Sep 16, 2016

It was a really heartbeaking story, but once I had picked it up I couldn't stop reading it. It was an outstanding book. I would recommend it to anyone that enjoys reading books about war.

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roop33 thinks this title is suitable for 9 years and over

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