By Lisa Farringer Parker

ISBN-10: 1604944382

ISBN-13: 9781604944389

it truly is 1936 and Jesse Owens is poised for victory. Berlin is on complete demonstrate. Hitler is firmly on top of things. Six-year-old Jutta Bolle relishes Owens's victory and the thrill of the Olympics. however the darkness is already engulfing Jutta's international as her kinfolk confronts the evil of Hitler. every year brings extra unimagined hardships and heartbreaks till ultimately, in 1945, bombs smash what is still of Berlin and fifteen-year-old Jutta and her father run for his or her lives. The Russians are coming. In an issue of days Berlin might be surrounded, unleashing a brand new around of misery.

Angels within the Darkness tells the dramatic actual tale of the Bolles' fight to outlive the tyranny of Hitler's govt, a warfare they didn't think in, and the following brutal career in their domestic and town by way of the Russians. eventually, it's the tale of the strength of mind over forces past our keep an eye on, and of a tender girl's admiration for the americans who unlock her urban, bringing wish and the promise of freedom.

About the writer

Lisa Farringer Parker is a winning lawyer and writer. A former professor of writing at Arizona kingdom college, she has seemed on CNN and is a customary contributor to the Arizona Republic. She lives in Paradise Valley, Arizona, along with her husband, Vernon B. Parker, the previous mayor, and her young children. Jutta Bolle is her mother.

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