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The Lullaby of Polish Girls

The Lullaby of Polish Girls

Author(s): Dagmara Dominczyk

Location(s): Kielce, United States (USA)

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Modern



Anna lives in Brooklyn. But she didn’t always. She grew up in Kielce, Poland, where the summers were long and the politics communist. When her parents were indicted for their alliance with anti-government forces, Anna had to flee her homeland, leaving her closest friends behind. Now an adult, she lives in the US and has lost touch with the girls she once knew, the ones she missed so much as a teenager that she’d sneak back into Kielce hidden in the back of a car just to share another summer. When she learns that one of them has suffered a terrible tragedy, she hurries home to Kielce. But when she arrives, she’ll find more than she’d ever imagined. It’s finally time to face everything that happened during those childhood summers long ago.

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Poland as it is today is well evoked, all the little things that make the country what it is. The story of three young women trying to make the best of their circumstances.

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