Driven by her desire to know more about her Italian heritage, twenty-two-year-old Gina MacLeary reaches out to her mother who leads her to eight boxes of journals she kept while growing up in Bologna, Italy. For the first time in her life, Gina possesses the answers to the many questions that have been plaguing her for years. As Gina turns the journal pages and devours her mother's words penned from 1938 to 1945, she witnesses a true glimpse of the human condition during wartime. As her family's experiences are revealed, Gina learns how they coped with the pressures of war, the stress of hiding a family escaping the Jewish ghetto, and their struggle to make it to America. Through it all, Gina gains a new perspective of her family as they endured, sacrificed, and found the strength to overcome adversity. Inspired by real-life stories and conversations, A Journey through Time shares the fascinating tale of an Italian family's struggles as they lived through the horrors of World War II.
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|Size: ||2.3 MB|
|Publisher: ||Lulu Publishing Services|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||9781483455945 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|