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The New York Times bestseller with more than 1 million copies sold worldwideInspired by the incredible true story of one Jewish family separated at the start of World War II, determined to survive—and to reunite—We Were the Lucky Ones is a tribute to the triumph of hope and love against all odds.   

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Author Georgia Hunter

Pages 528

Publisher Penguin

Published Date 2019-07-30

ISBN 0143134760 9780143134763


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halle_tash shared a tip "9.5/10 - WHAT A STORY. Written and concluded beautifully; not rushed, not crawling at an agonizing pace. And it’s true!!"

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jennifer_martin_6063 shared a tip "Lots of Holocaust history but you'll need tissues."

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angela_romainger shared a tip "It broke me in the most beautiful way."

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jessica_roemer_6281 shared a tip "Do it! You won't regret it at all. Such a good easy read. Kept me on the edge of my seat. Couldn't put it down!"

barbara_lang shared a tip "Confederacy of Dunces is a great read."

m_c_1175 shared a tip "This is a sad and yet uplifting story that I read some time ago, but I think about it frequently."

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jessica_dawne shared a tip "Anything by Lisa Jewell"

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casandra_kohn shared a tip "Beautiful, heart-wrenching story."

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katie_duff_snyder shared a tip "Great audiobook"

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ashley_knight_1878 shared a tip "Love love love love! A story of resilience and strength. Will keep close to my heart for forever."

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jordan_frampton shared a tip "Historical - fiction and non fiction"

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angela_bloss shared a tip "This is a true story of hope, strength, and survival of one family living in Poland and France during WWII."

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rachel_silva_6597 shared a tip "The book took me to various parts around the world! Most of all gave me inside of World War II that I never knew about."

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kayla_newton_1010 shared a tip "It took me a few weekends. It would have been a quicker read but it gets really heavy and I needed breaks."

shannon_mikell shared a tip "Yes, I think so—I really liked this one!"

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danielle_petree shared a tip "It's sooooo good!"

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brittney_derderian shared a tip "My favorite WW2 novel I've read. Captivating to read especially knowing it is a true story."

kari_5340 shared a tip "I’m looking for one! Just downloaded The Code Breaker."

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steph_akemm shared a tip "So many!! My first to recommend is The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer. Life at rose red. By Joyce riordan"

laura_weaver_5646 shared a tip "Soooo so good."

amanda_6648 shared a tip "This book was so good. It drew me in from the start, and it tugged at my heart strings."

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ashley_damian_6526 shared a tip "Such a great book very comprehensive and it’s very interesting. The way the book is written is just spectacular. 100% recommend"

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keli_krok shared a tip "WWII in Poland"

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amy_r_389 shared a tip "Not sure yet. Haven't read it. :)"

lisa_tierney shared a tip "There are a lot of them during this time period that are good. The Nightingale, Lilac Girl, The Alice Network are a few."

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katielong_320 shared a tip "It was a good book. Not my favorite Historical Fiction WWII book, but would recommend reading it once."

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corry_mckernan shared a tip "Great book! Kept me really interested. Could my wait to see how they survived."

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