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Summer of Oz, The

2002
Author(s):
Piro, Rita E.
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Publisher(s):
TB Books
Genre(s):
Fiction

Comments:
Set in August 1939, this novel uses the New York premiere of The Wizard of Oz as the backdrop for the story of Tessie DiMartino, a Catholic Italian-American girl, who befriends a Jewish girl whose family had recently escaped Nazi Germany. Of couse Tessie also enters the contest to meet movie star Judy Garland...

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