Where does it say that they need boots?
Esther talks about the need for boots to help survive the Siberian winter in chapter 7, page 94. She and her family start discussing the need for boots in October, months before the worst of the conditions arrive.
The Soviets take Esther and her family from their house in a town called Vilna in Poland to a forced labour camp in Siberia. Though it is only October when they arrive, it is already snowing and getting cold.
In chapter 7, page 94, Esther says her family usually love the snow, but without any boots, they're dreading the forthcoming winter. Additionally, as cold as the weather is, she...
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