Sarah's Key

Tatiana de Rosnay, Author, Tatiana De Rosnay, Author, Polly Stone, Read by , read by Polly Stone. Macmillan Audio $29.95 (0p) ISBN 978-1-4272-0847-7

In the summer of 1942, the French police arrested thousands of Jewish families and held them outside of Paris before shipping them off to Auschwitz. On the 60th anniversary of the roundups, an expatriate American journalist covering the atrocities discovers a personal connection—her apartment was formerly occupied by one such family. She resolves to find out what happened to Sarah, the 10-year-old daughter, who was the only family member to survive. The story is heart-wrenching, and Polly Stone gives an excellent performance, keeping a low-key tone through descriptions of horror that would elicit excessive dramatics from a less talented performer. Her characters are easy to differentiate, and her French accent is convincing. De Rosnay's novel is captivating, and the powerful narration gives it even greater impact. A St. Martin's hardcover. (June)

Reviewed on: 06/29/2009
Release date: 05/01/2009
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