Chapters 35-36 Summary

Paris, 1942

Sarah does not sleep well that night, as she keeps hearing Rachel’s screams and wondering what has happened to all the people she loves. She has many questions but no answers. Her father used to answer all of her questions, but recently her father had not been so forthcoming with his answers. He did not address her questions about the yellow stars, the public swimming pool and movies, the curfew, and that man in Germany whose name made her shiver with fear. Just before the men came, she had asked him again about what made Jews so hateful to others. He turned away as if he had not heard, but she knew he had.

She cannot even remember what her father looks like or the last time...

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