Where Courage Lives

December 14, 2015|
Where Courage Lives by Muguette Myers
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In 1942, in the village of Champlost, France, ten-year-old Muguette Szpajzer finds solace from the war. As her mother risks living in a Paris swarming with Nazis, the mayor of Champlost rips up letters of denunciation and the priest gives Muguette a new Catholic name, Marie. Sheltered by the kindness of the townspeople, Muguette delights in her new surroundings, filling her days by learning to ride a bike, recite catechism and adapt to rural life. Written in vignettes with child-like charm and innocence, Where Courage Lives provides rich insight into life in a small village against the backdrop of the war, paying tribute to both Muguette?s indomitable mother and the courage of the people of Champlost.
Muguette Szpajzer-Myers was born in 1931 in Paris, France. In 1947, Muguette, her older brother and their mother immigrated to Montreal, where Muguette eventually started a family and worked as a translator. Muguette Myers returned to Champlost in 2005 for a ceremony to honour four members of the community as Righteous Among the Nation...
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Title:Where Courage Lives
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:168 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:168 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.5 in
Published:December 14, 2015
Publisher:Azrieli Foundation
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781897470572

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