Stephen P Kiernan
After her kind mentor is arrested because of his Jewish heritage, a young baker's apprentice in Normandy engages in discreet resistance activities, baking contraband loaves of bread for the hungry using surplus ingredients taken from occupying forces.
One month after the end of WWII, Asher, a former assassin in the Resistance burdened by grief and guilt, arrives at le Château Guerin, where he discovers the redemptive power of art as he helps create glass windows for the bombed cathedrals of France. One month after the end of World War II, amid the jubilation in the streets of France, there are throngs of people stunned by the recovery work ahead. Every bridge, road, and rail line, every church...