The Secret of Gabi's Dresser

The Secret of Gabi's Dresser

Book - 1999
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The heroine, Gabi, recounts how as a young Jewish girl she lived on a family farm in Eastern Europe during the Second World War. She describes her community before the Nazi occupation and the events that unfolded afterwards. When the Nazis conducted house searches for Jewish children, Gabi successfully hid in the dining-room dresser. The only thing retrieved from the home after the war was the dresser that saved Gabi's life. It now sits in author Kathy Kacer's home in Toronto. Kacer is Gabi's daughter and has based the story on her mother's experiences.


Publisher: Toronto : Second Story Press, c1999
ISBN: 9781896764153
1896764150
Branch Call Number: J FIC Kacer 3558jv 1
Characteristics: 128 p. :,ill

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"When the Nazis invade Czechoslovakia in 1942 life for Gabi, a Jewish girl, changes forever and will never be the same." (Novelist Review)

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