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The Resource The short, strange life of Herschel Grynszpan : a boy avenger, a Nazi diplomat, and a murder in Paris, Jonathan Kirsch

The short, strange life of Herschel Grynszpan : a boy avenger, a Nazi diplomat, and a murder in Paris, Jonathan Kirsch

Label
The short, strange life of Herschel Grynszpan : a boy avenger, a Nazi diplomat, and a murder in Paris
Title
The short, strange life of Herschel Grynszpan
Title remainder
a boy avenger, a Nazi diplomat, and a murder in Paris
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Kirsch
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the life of the teenage Jewish refugee whose shooting of a Nazi diplomat was used as fodder to unleash Kristallnacht and discusses whether he was working alone, as an early resistance fighter, or as a spurned lover
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
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10175734
Cataloging source
DLC
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1949-
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Kirsch, Jonathan
Dewey number
940.53/1842
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DS134.42.G79
LC item number
K57 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • filmographies
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Grynszpan, Herschel Feibel
  • Vom Rath, Ernst
  • Jewish refugees
  • Jews
  • Jews
  • Kristallnacht, 1938
Target audience
adult
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a boy avenger, a Nazi diplomat, and a murder in Paris
Label
The short, strange life of Herschel Grynszpan : a boy avenger, a Nazi diplomat, and a murder in Paris, Jonathan Kirsch
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references, filmography (p. [315]-320) and index
Contents
The boy avenger -- pt. 1. From Hanover to Paris. The day Hitler dined alone -- The prodigal son -- Tout va bien -- Special handling -- pt. 2. Incident on the Rue de Lille. "So that the world would not ignore it" -- The blood flag -- Higher powers -- Phony war -- pt. 3. Paris to Berlin. In the belly of the beast -- Paragraph one hundred seventy-five -- Grynszpan's ghost -- The exterminating angel -- Chronology
Control code
2012048899
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xv, 336 p.
Isbn
9780871404527
Lccn
2012048899
Other physical details
ill.
Label
The short, strange life of Herschel Grynszpan : a boy avenger, a Nazi diplomat, and a murder in Paris, Jonathan Kirsch
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references, filmography (p. [315]-320) and index
Contents
The boy avenger -- pt. 1. From Hanover to Paris. The day Hitler dined alone -- The prodigal son -- Tout va bien -- Special handling -- pt. 2. Incident on the Rue de Lille. "So that the world would not ignore it" -- The blood flag -- Higher powers -- Phony war -- pt. 3. Paris to Berlin. In the belly of the beast -- Paragraph one hundred seventy-five -- Grynszpan's ghost -- The exterminating angel -- Chronology
Control code
2012048899
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xv, 336 p.
Isbn
9780871404527
Lccn
2012048899
Other physical details
ill.

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