A Thread of Grace - Mother of Mercy Orphanage - Rocabarbena, and Coda Summary & Analysis

Mary Doria Russell
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Mother of Mercy Orphanage - Rocabarbena, and Coda Summary

Sister Corniglia notes that things are getting better. She is no longer afraid of being near the windows, and they at least have paper. The orphans are better fed and are growing. The property was left to her when her father died, and she divided it into individual farms, giving title to those who had worked the land before the war.

The rabbi, Iacopo Soncini comes to see her. Corniglia tells him Dr. Schramm has inquired about his family. Iacopo plans to move to a kibbutz in Palestine. He has done research and found that nearly all the Italian deportees were sent to Auschwitz, but the Italians saved almost fifty thousand Jews. He repeats a Hebrew saying, which is that "no matter how dark the tapestry God weaves for...

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