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Summer of My German Soldier - Bette Greene
Summer of My German Soldier
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3.21 240
Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780440900566 (0440900565)
Publisher: Dell Publishing
Pages no: 203
Edition language: English
Series: Summer of My German Soldier (#1)
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TeaStitchRead rated it
0.0 Review: Summer of My German Soldier by Bette Greene
TRIGGER WARNINGS: Physical child abuse Mental/Emotional child abuse (including gaslighting) Grooming of young teens All the racism All the anti-Semitism All the classism Stereotypes of Southerners This horrible piece of shit story takes place a small rural town in Arkansas in 1942. Ergo, Jim Cro...
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3.0 Summer of My German Soldier
While this book is well worded, I didn't feel anything for it. I really wanted to! I mean, talk about a forbidden romance! Jewish girl and German boy during the war? I expected excitement, passion, maybe danger...Nope. Mostly dull dialogue between the two characters. While I liked both charact...
Les rated it
Read this about 30 yrs ago, just re-read. Some of the language might be a little shocking today but my family was from rural Mississippi and I heard similar talk when I was young. What I'd forgotten was what a total SOB Patty's dad was, slapping her in the face hard enough to knock her down and beat...
The Aussie Zombie
The Aussie Zombie rated it
Patty Bergen is the eldest daughter of the Bergen family, who run the department store in the small town of Jenkinsville, Arkansas. For reasons known only to themselves, the Bergen’s’ treat Patty as more of a nuisance than a daughter, bestowing all their love and affection on their younger daughter...
wealhtheow rated it
Patty, a young Jewish girl in Arkansas who gets most of her affection from the family's black housekeeper, falls "in love" with an escaped German POW. The relationship between the two remains amorphous and far from sexual; instead, Patty's tortured relationship with her family and town is the focus...
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