Liberation Days

October 1, 2016|
Liberation Days by David van Belle
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It''s May 1945, liberated Holland. The war is over, but because of a shortage of troop ships the Canadian Army remains in the Netherlands. Emma, an independent Dutch woman, meets Alex, a young Canadian private from rural Alberta. Emma has lived through five harrowing years of German occupation that ended in the ''hunger winter'' of 1944-45, and wonders how she can put her life back together after everything she''s experienced and everything she''s lost. Emma sees in Alex the chance for a new life, to leave the expectations of her mother, the village and the church, to leave the horrors of the war. But she has to make a choice--to make peace with what''s happened in the past, or to flee to a future in Canada.
Born in Amsterdam and raised all over Canada, David van Belle is an Alberta-based director, actor, playwright and theatre deviser. He has been Co-Artistic Director of Ghost River Theatre, an ensemble member of One Yellow Rabbit and playwright-in-residence at Alberta Theatre Projects. Recent works include The Last Voyage of Donald Crowh...
Title:Liberation Days
Product dimensions:94 pages, 9 X 6 X 0 in
Shipping dimensions:94 pages, 9 X 6 X 0 in
Published:October 1, 2016
Publisher:J. Gordon Shillingford Publishing
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781927922217

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