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The Wanderers
The Wanderers
Author: Ingrid Rimland
ISBN-13: 9780553117288
ISBN-10: 0553117289
Publication Date: 1979
Pages: 307
Rating:
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Publisher: Bantam
Book Type: Paperback
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Back of book: They trekked 1,000 kilometers in the dead of winter to excape Russian persecution...arrived in Germany in time to be ravaged by Hitler's war...struggled to hack a new life from the jungles of South America

I say: Imaginative historical fiction of very wide scope
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This is the remarkable story of a peace-loving German-Ukranian farming colony of Mennonites...
Left leaderless by the brutal blinding and murder of Johann Klassen, threatened with extinction, they are forced to flee their century-old homeland.
In the wake of the retreating German army, the dwindling refugee group struggles across vast distances in winter to a promised refuge, only to find a Germany suffering its own terrible pains. Barely surviving the crossfires of the battle for Berlin, the Mennonites finally realize their dreams of a permanent homeland in the jungles of Paraguay.....