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Christina Shea

Christina Shea follows up her compelling debut novel with an intimate look at the effects of history on an individual life. Smuggled out of Hungary to escape the Nazi menace, five-year-old Eva Farkas now lives with her aunt and uncle in Romania. Renamed Anca Balaj, she’s told to forget her Hungarian past and language and accept a new identity. But when communism smothers her adopted homeland, Anca fights to survive. After the Iron Curtain lifts decades later, she returns to Hungary in 1990, hoping to reclaim her forgotten heritage.

Christina Shea follows up her compelling debut novel with an intimate look at the effects of history on an individual life. Smuggled out of Hungary to escape the Nazi menace, five-year-old Eva Farkas now lives with her aunt and uncle in Romania. Renamed Anca Balaj, she’s told to forget her Hungarian past and language and accept a new identity. But when communism smothers her adopted homeland, Anca fights to survive. After the Iron Curtain lifts decades later, she returns to Hungary in 1990, hoping to reclaim her forgotten heritage.
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

Christina Shea follows up her compelling debut novel with an intimate look at the effects of history on an individual life. Smuggled out of Hungary to escape the Nazi menace, five-year-old Eva Farkas now lives with her aunt and uncle in Romania. Renamed Anca Balaj, she’s told to forget her Hungarian past and language and accept a new identity. But when communism smothers her adopted homeland, Anca fights to survive. After the Iron Curtain lifts decades later, she returns to Hungary in 1990, hoping to reclaim her forgotten heritage.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Barbara Rosenblat

Length:

9h 21m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Introduction
Introduction

00:39


Part 1, Chapter 1
Part 1, Chapter 1

01:25:40


Part 1, Chapter 2
Part 1, Chapter 2

17:23


Part 1, Chapter 3
Part 1, Chapter 3

21:13


Part 1, Chapter 4
Part 1, Chapter 4

40:21


Part 1, Chapter 5
Part 1, Chapter 5

27:50


Part 2, Chapter 6
Part 2, Chapter 6

45:47


Part 2, Chapter 7
Part 2, Chapter 7

41:29


Part 2, Chapter 8
Part 2, Chapter 8

31:05


Part 2, Chapter 9
Part 2, Chapter 9

01:06:27


Part 3, Chapter 10
Part 3, Chapter 10

02:06:04


Part 3, Chapter 11
Part 3, Chapter 11

55:25


Part 3, Chapter 12
Part 3, Chapter 12

01:39