The Resource The Extra, Kathryn Lasky, (electronic resource)

The Extra, Kathryn Lasky, (electronic resource)

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The Extra
Title
The Extra
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Kathryn Lasky
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eng
Summary
Is the chance to serve as an extra for Hitler's favorite filmmaker a chance at life?or a detour on the path to inevitable extermination? One ordinary afternoon, fifeen-year-old Lilo and her family are suddenly picked up by Hitler's police and imprisoned as part of the "Gypsy plague." Just when it seems certain that they will be headed to a labor camp, Lilo is chosen by filmmaker Leni Riefenstahl to work as a film extra. Life on the film set is a bizarre alternate reality. The surroundings are glamorous, but Lilo and the other extras are barely fed, closely guarded, and kept in a locked barn when not on the movie set. And the beautiful, charming Riefenstahl is always present, answering the slightest provocation with malice, flaunting the power to assign prisoners to life or death. Lilo takes matters into her own hands, effecting an escape and running for her life. In this chilling but ultimately uplifting novel, Kathryn Lasky imagines the lives of the Gypsies who worked as extras for the real Nazi filmmaker Leni Riefenstahl, giving readers a story of survival unlike any other
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Lasky, Kathryn
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  • Historical Fiction
  • Young Adult Fiction
  • Young Adult Literature
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The Extra, Kathryn Lasky, (electronic resource)
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9780763667122
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unknown sound
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A02A6386-4E4D-426D-8A01-41D9C0266324
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  • Adobe EPUB eBook
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Label
The Extra, Kathryn Lasky, (electronic resource)
Link
http://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L1BHQAAAA2I/products/a02a6386-4e4d-426d-8a01-41d9c0266324
Publication
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780763667122
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
A02A6386-4E4D-426D-8A01-41D9C0266324
System details
  • Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Kindle Book
  • OverDrive Read

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