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Prague winter : a personal story of remembrance and war, 1937-1948
Title:
Prague winter : a personal story of remembrance and war, 1937-1948
ISBN:
9780062030313
Publication Information:
New York : Harper, 2012.
Physical Description:
x, 467 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents:
Setting Out -- Part One: Before March 15, 1939 -- An Unwelcome Guest -- Tales of Bohemia -- The Competition -- The Linden Tree -- A Favorable Impression -- Out From Behind the Mountains -- "We Must Go On Being Cowards" -- A Hopeless Task -- Part Two: April 1939-April 1942 -- Starting Over -- Occupation and Resistance -- The Lamps Go Out -- The Irresistible Force -- Fire in the Sky -- The Alliance Comes Together -- The Crown of Wenceslas -- Part Three: May 1942-April 1945 -- Day of the Assassins -- Auguries of Genocide -- Terezin -- The Bridge Too Far -- Cried-out Eyes -- Doodlebugs and Gooney Birds -- Hitler's End -- Part Four: May 1945-November 1948 -- No Angels -- Unpatched -- A World Big Enough to Keep us Apart -- A Precarious Balance -- Struggle for a Nation's Soul -- A Failure to Communicate -- The Fall -- Sands Through the Hour-Glass -- The Next Chapter -- Guide to personalities -- Time Lines.
Abstract:
From former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright comes a moving and thoughtful memoir of her formative years in Czechoslovakia during the tumult of Nazi occupation, World War II, fascism, and the onset of the Cold War. Publisher's description.
Format:
Book