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Girl From the Train by Irma Joubert
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Only at Target! Find the November 2015 Target Club Pick: Girl From the Train! The exclusive bonus material, available only at Target, includes: a lost letter from Gretl to Jakób, additional scenes from the original Afrikaans edition, discussion questions, and more information on how to enhance your reading and book club experience online.
Number of Pages: Na
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Series Title: Na
Featured book lists: Target Club Picks
Age Range: Adult
Author: Irma Joubert
Street Date: November 3, 2015
Item Number (DPCI): 059-04-1609
overall: 4.8 out of 5 stars, see all reviews
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This Is My New Favorite Book!
5 out of 5 stars
MyBookThoughts — 2 years ago
I began "The Girl From the Train" by Irma Joubert. I did not know it at the time, but this story and its characters would grab my heart and my mind, turning into my favorite book and a near-obsession in the duration of my reading of it. I could not get the characters out of my mind! Gretl Schmit, w...see moreof the reviewer's review
A tale long remembered after the last page is read . . .
4 out of 5 stars
Angie_kiwigal — 2 years ago
At the tender age of six, Gretl has witnessed too much cruelty in this world. At the onset of World War II, she finds herself jumping along with her sister from a train just before the bridge it is about to cross is blow up. Gretl survives but her sister dies from her injuries. Little Gretl come’s ...see moreof the reviewer's review