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Oct 04, 2005
| ISBN 9781440628313
Oct 04, 2005 | ISBN 9781440628313
The Twelve Little Cakes is equal parts testimony to the struggles of a bygone era and a love letter to a joy-filled childhood that no external forces could dim.In a village on the outskirts of Prague, full of gossipy neighbors, state informants, friendly old “grandmothers,” and small-town prejudices, Dominika Dery grows up a self-possessed child, whose openness and curiosity often lead her, and her family, into trouble. Yet the love, pride, and quirky ingenuity that bind them together will guarantee their survival-and ultimately their happiness-through the best and worst of times.
Dominika Dery was born in Prague in 1975. As a young girl she danced and performed in the National Ballet and National Theater companies. She is the author of four collections of Czech poetry and a play. The Twelve Little… More about Dominika Dery
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