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The Resource A train in winter : an extraordinary story of women, friendship, and resistance in occupied France, Caroline Moorehead

A train in winter : an extraordinary story of women, friendship, and resistance in occupied France, Caroline Moorehead

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A train in winter : an extraordinary story of women, friendship, and resistance in occupied France
Title
A train in winter
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an extraordinary story of women, friendship, and resistance in occupied France
Statement of responsibility
Caroline Moorehead
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In January 1943, the Gestapo hunted down 230 women of the French Resistance and sent them to Auschwitz. This is their story, told in full for the first time--a searing and unforgettable chronicle of terror, courage, defiance, survival, and the power of friendship to transcend evil that is an essential addition to the history of World War II
Summary
In January 1943, the Gestapo hunted down 230 women of the French Resistance and sent them to Auschwitz. This is their story, told in full for the first time--a searing and unforgettable chronicle of terror, courage, defiance, survival, and the power of friendship to transcend evil that is an essential addition to the history of World War II
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Writing style
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New York Times Notable Book, 2011.
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10016666
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Moorehead, Caroline
Dewey number
940.53/44082
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
D802.F8
LC item number
M635 2011b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Women prisoners of war
  • Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
  • Female friendship
  • France
  • Large type books
Target audience
adult
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an extraordinary story of women, friendship, and resistance in occupied France
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A train in winter : an extraordinary story of women, friendship, and resistance in occupied France, Caroline Moorehead
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [581]-593)
Contents
pt. 1. An enormous toy full of subtleties -- The flame of French resistance -- Daughters of the Enlightenment -- The hunt for registers -- Waiting for the wolf -- Indulgent towards women -- Recognising the unthinkable -- "We have other plans for them" -- Frontstalag 122 -- pt. 2. Le Convoi des 31000 -- The meaning of friendship -- Keeping alive, remaining me -- The disposables -- Pausing before the battle -- Slipping into the shadows
Control code
ocn703206496
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st HarperLuxe ed.
Extent
vi, 597 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780062088802
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)703206496
Label
A train in winter : an extraordinary story of women, friendship, and resistance in occupied France, Caroline Moorehead
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [581]-593)
Contents
pt. 1. An enormous toy full of subtleties -- The flame of French resistance -- Daughters of the Enlightenment -- The hunt for registers -- Waiting for the wolf -- Indulgent towards women -- Recognising the unthinkable -- "We have other plans for them" -- Frontstalag 122 -- pt. 2. Le Convoi des 31000 -- The meaning of friendship -- Keeping alive, remaining me -- The disposables -- Pausing before the battle -- Slipping into the shadows
Control code
ocn703206496
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st HarperLuxe ed.
Extent
vi, 597 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780062088802
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)703206496

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