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Gerta PDF º The awardwinning novel by Czech author Kateřina Tučková—her first to be translated into English—about the fate of one woman and the pursuit of forgiveness in a divided postwar world

Allied forces liberate Nazioccupied Brno, Moravia For Gerta Schnirch, daughter of a Czech mother and a German father aligned with Hitler, it’s not deliverance; it’s a sentence S. The awardwinning novel by Czech author Kateřina Tučková—her first to be translated into English—about the fate of one woman and the pursuit of forgiveness in a divided postwar world Allied forces liberate Nazioccupied Brno, Moravia For Gerta Schnirch, daughter of a Czech mother and a German father aligned with Hitler, it’s not deliverance; it’s a sentence She has been branded an enemy of the state Caught in the changing tides of a war that shattered her family—and her innocence—Gerta must obey the official order: she, along with all ethnic Germans, is to be expelled from Czechoslovakia With nothing but the clothes on her back and an infant daughter, she’s herded among thousands, driven from the only home she’s ever known But the injustice only makes Gerta stronger, empowered, and resolved to seek justice Her journey is a relentless quest for a seemingly impossible forgiveness And one day, she will returnSpanning decades and generations, Kateřina Tučková’s breathtaking novel illuminates a longneglected episode in Czech history One of exclusion and prejudice, of collective shame versus personal guilt, all through the eyes of a charismatic woman whose courage will affect all the lives she’s touched Especially that of the daughter she loved, fought for, shielded, and would come to inspire