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Wildflowers of Terezin

(2010)
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Wildflowers of Terezin is a sweeping historical novel set against a backdrop of danger. A Danish Lutheran pastor's complacent faith is stretched to the breaking point during World War II when he meets a young Jewish nurse Hanne Abrahamsen and becomes deeply involved in Resistance efforts to save Denmark's Jews from the Nazi prison camp at Terezin, Czechoslovakia - also known as Theresienstadt.

Challenged by his evangelical brother and swayed by his own attraction to Hanne, Pastor Steffen abandons his formerly quiet, uninvolved life and hesitantly volunteers to help smuggle Denmark's Jews out of the country before a Nazi roundup. Steffen finds that helping his Jewish neighbors is the most decent, spiritual thing he has ever done. As he actually does God's work, rather than just talking about it, Steffen's faith deepens and he takes greater risks in his sermons. When things go terribly wrong and Hanne is sent to Terezin, Steffen finds his heart fully engaged. He undertakes protests and rescues that are more and more dangerous, never imagining where it will lead him, or the ultimate cost of his decision to get directly involved.

Genre: Inspirational    Get it on Google Play

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April 2010 : USA Paperback
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Title: Wildflowers of Terezin
Author(s): Robert Elmer
ISBN: 1-4267-0192-6 / 978-1-4267-0192-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Abingdon Press
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August 2016 : MP3 CD
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Title: Wildflowers of Terezin
Author(s): Robert Elmer
ISBN: 1-5318-2333-5 / 978-1-5318-2333-7
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July 2015 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Wildflowers of Terezin
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Title: Wildflowers of Terezin
Author(s): Robert Elmer
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June 2010 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Wildflowers of Terezin
Author(s): Robert Elmer
Publisher: Abingdon Fiction
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June 2010 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Wildflowers of Terezin
Author(s): Robert Elmer
Publisher: Abingdon Fiction
Availability: Amazon UK