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The Resource Prague winter : a personal story of remembrance and war, 1937-1948, Madeleine Albright with Bill Woodward

Prague winter : a personal story of remembrance and war, 1937-1948, Madeleine Albright with Bill Woodward

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Prague winter : a personal story of remembrance and war, 1937-1948
Title
Prague winter
Title remainder
a personal story of remembrance and war, 1937-1948
Statement of responsibility
Madeleine Albright with Bill Woodward
Creator
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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.
Summary
The former Secretary of State paints a portrait of her early life from 1937 to 1948 during which she witnessed the Nazi invasion of her native Prague, the Holocaust, the defeat of fascism, the rise of communism, and the onset of the Cold War
Tone
Writing style
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice, 2012.
Assigning source
Publisher's description
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10107630
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Albright, Madeleine Korbel
Dewey number
943.71/2033092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
DB2207
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1951-
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Woodward, William
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True
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  • Czechoslovakia
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Albright, Madeleine Korbel
  • Albright, Madeleine Korbel
  • Jewish families
  • Prague (Czech Republic)
  • Prague (Czech Republic)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Large type books
Target audience
adult
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a personal story of remembrance and war, 1937-1948
Label
Prague winter : a personal story of remembrance and war, 1937-1948, Madeleine Albright with Bill Woodward
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Setting out -- Pt. 1: 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 -- Pt. 3: 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 -- Pt. 4: 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
Control code
ocn757483839
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st HarperLuxe ed.
Extent
xiii, 730 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780062128423
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)757483839
Label
Prague winter : a personal story of remembrance and war, 1937-1948, Madeleine Albright with Bill Woodward
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Setting out -- Pt. 1: 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 -- Pt. 3: 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 -- Pt. 4: 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
Control code
ocn757483839
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st HarperLuxe ed.
Extent
xiii, 730 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780062128423
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)757483839

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