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Ers She attends school sporadically makes friends with Wei a Chinese boy and finds work as a performer at a gentlemen's club without her father's knowledgeBut meanwhile the conflict grows intense as the Americans declare war and the Japanese force the Americans in Shanghai into camps More bombing death Can they survive caught in the crossfi Rachel DeWoskin it is historical fiction Some day we will fly talks about a 15 year old girl who lived in Poland with her family and then one day he

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Stand them And always the worry about Alenka How will she find them Is she still alive Meanwhile Lillia is growing up trying to care for Naomi whose development is frighteningly slow in part from malnourishment Lillia finds an outlet for her artistic talent by making puppets remembering the happy days in Warsaw when they were circus perform An increasing number of books are highlighting a lesser known aspect of World War II the Jews who escaped Europe and found their way to Shanghai Des

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Warsaw Poland The year is 1940 and Lillia is 15 when her mother Alenka disappears and her father flees with Lillia and her younger sister Naomi to Shanghai one of the few places that will accept Jews without visas There they struggle to make a life; they have no money there is little work no decent place to live a culture that doesn't under Powerful historical fiction The fact that I just read an excellent adult novel that was about this exact same topic and time period may have taken m


10 thoughts on “Someday We Will Fly

  1. says:

    Powerful historical fiction The fact that I just read an excellent adult novel that was about this exact same topic and time period may have taken my appreciation of it from love to like however if you want an outstanding adult story of Jewish refugees in Shanghai during WWII definitely read “The Song of the Jade Lily” by Kirsty ManningE

  2. says:

    I don't know how to explain this book other than touching It truly is a very different type of story and experien

  3. says:

    The author of FOREIGN BABES IN BEIJING and BIG GIRL SMALL Rachel DeWoskin now brings a new novel to the stage SOMEDAY WE WILL FLY This novel captures an unknown moment in history during World War II and the Holocaust Jewish refugees in ShanghaiBefore May 17th 1940 Lillia's parents Bercik and Alenka were circus performers in Warsaw Lillia had a healthy younger sister Naomi and lived in a comfortable home with her famil

  4. says:

    An increasing number of books are highlighting a lesser known aspect of World War II the Jews who escaped Europe and found their way to Shanghai Desperate times make people act in ways they might otherwise never consider as Lillia K

  5. says:

    I really wanted to like this book It highlights a piece of history about which I knew very little and the story seems like a good idea It was just such a slog and I did not find the writing compelling

  6. says:

    Trigger warnings war death Holocaust racism death of a loved one antisemitism serious illness grooming I desperately wanted

  7. says:

    Rachel DeWoskin it is historical fiction Some day we will fly talks about a 15 year old girl who lived in Poland with her family and

  8. says:

    Yet another WWII historical setting that I knew little if anything about European Jewish refugees fled by train and boat

  9. says:

    Truly a heartbreaking account of a Jewish girl most of her family having fled to Shanghai the last place that will allow them entry I was not aware of Jews fleeing to Shanghai and while they didn't jump from the frying pan into the fire they jumped right next to the japanese Worth looking into actual accounts which are neatly documented at the end of the book

  10. says:

    To be completely honest Holocaust era novels aren’t usually my jam I usually find them to be overwrought cliché and overdone Yes I’m a horrible heartless person Yet I was drawn to Someday We Will Fly by Rachel DeWoskin because it offered something different In my university days I read a couple novels about adolescents fleeing with their Jewish families but never one that featured a Polish family seeking refuge in Shanghai

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