The 12 months 1947 marks a turning element within the 20th century. Peace with Germany turns into a device to toughen the West opposed to the threats of the chilly struggle. The CIA is created, Israel is set to be born, Simone de Beauvoir reports the affection of her lifestyles, an ailing George Orwell is writing his final e-book, and Christian Dior creates the hyper-feminine New glance as girls are pressured out of jobs and again into the home.
In the midst of all of it, a ten-year-old Hungarian-Jewish boy is living in a refugee camp for kids of folks murdered by way of the Nazis. This yr he has to make the choice of a life-time, one who will be sure his personal destiny and that of his daughter but to be born, Elisabeth.
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