|Briar Rose (1993) [Novel]|
by Jane Yolen
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Series: Fairy Tale Series, the
A powerful and moving novel that deftly blends the legend of Sleeping Beauty with the historical tragedy of the Holocaust. After her grandmother's death, a young American woman struggles to uncover the truth behind the old woman's past. The trail eventually leads to Europe and the darkest days of WWII.
Book of the week for the week of March 6, 2005!
Original title: Briar Rose
Genre: Fiction→ Historical→ World War II→ Holocaust
Fairy Tales & Folklore→ Reinterpretations