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Prague Winter

Author : Nikolaus Martin
ISBN : 155395100X
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Prague Winter is my attempt to record a demented time during which I was both witness and involuntary participant. For many years I was haunted by nightmares of being recaptured by the Gestapo or of being trapped in Prague under the communists.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Prague Winter

Author : Madeleine Albright
ISBN : 9780062030368
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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“A remarkable story of adventure and passion, tragedy and courage set against the backdrop of occupied Czechoslovakia and World War II.” —Václav Havel 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. An intensely personal journey into the past that offers vital lessons for the future, Prague Winter combines the intimacy of an autobiography with the drama of an exciting and well-told story—all underpinned by the gravity and intelligence of a serious work of history. The result is a highly readable and incisive work filled with tragedy and triumph, a resonant narrative informed by Albright’s remarkable life experience and her characteristic candor in speaking hard truths.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Prague Winter

Author : Gerda Mayer
ISBN : UOM:39015061210483
Genre : Czechoslovakia
File Size : 79.98 MB
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Category: Czechoslovakia

Prague Winter

Author : Peggy Kain
ISBN : OCLC:51516647
Genre : Czechoslovakia
File Size : 64.39 MB
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Category: Czechoslovakia

Prague Winter Enhanced Edition

Author : Madeleine Albright
ISBN : 9780062206176
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 77.25 MB
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Drawing on her own memory, her parents’ written reflections, interviews with contemporaries, and newly-available documents, former US Secretary of State and New York Times bestselling author Madeleine Albright recounts a tale that is by turns harrowing and inspiring. Before she turned twelve, Madeleine Albright’s life was shaken by some of the most cataclysmic events of the 20th century: the Nazi invasion of her native Prague, the Battle of Britain, the attempted genocide of European Jewry, the allied victory in World War II, the rise of communism, and the onset of the Cold War. In Prague Winter, Albright reflects on her discovery of her family’s Jewish heritage many decades after the war, on her Czech homeland’s tangled history, and on the stark moral choices faced by her parents and their generation. Often relying on eyewitness descriptions, she tells the story of how millions of ordinary citizens were ripped from familiar surroundings and forced into new roles as exile leaders and freedom fighters, resistance organizers and collaborators, victims and killers. These events of enormous complexity are shaped by concepts familiar to any growing child: fear, trust, adaptation, the search for identity, the pressure to conform, the quest for independence, and the difference between right and wrong. Prague Winter is an exploration of the past with timeless dilemmas in mind, a journey with universal lessons that is simultaneously a deeply personal memoir and an incisive work of history. It serves as a guide to the future through the lessons of the past, as seen through the eyes of one of the international community’s most respected and fascinating figures. Albright and her family’s experiences provide an intensely human lens through which to view the most political and tumultuous years in modern history.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Prague Winter

Author : Richard Katrovas
ISBN : 0887484050
Genre : Poetry
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A collection of poetry by Richard Katrovas.
Category: Poetry

Prague Winter

Author : Puebla Institute
ISBN : UOM:39015017008536
Genre : Freedom of religion
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Category: Freedom of religion

Prague In Winter

Author : Paul Mc Namara
Genre : Travel
File Size : 42.23 MB
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This book is a photographic collection that captures the incredible city of Prague on a trip on a January weekend. Prague is one of the world's great cities and one that I have a very special connection with. A long time ago (in the early 1990's), I went there to find my fortune and explore the "Left Bank of the '90's". It was a magical experience, even if I have not yet managed to complete my masterpiece. Every time I return, it feels like the last scenes of the film "Before Sunrise" where the last scenes of the film show the places that now seem empty without the characters to bring them to life. The photographs capture the city through the streets, the food, the nightlife, the people and the unique flavour of life that is Prague. Places that I habitually made my own during that time and new places that are fresh. This time in Winter.
Category: Travel

Holocaust Literature Lerner To Zychlinsky Index

Author : S. Lillian Kremer
ISBN : 0415929849
Genre : Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
File Size : 36.21 MB
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Review: "This encyclopedia offers an authoritative and comprehensive survey of the important writers and works that form the literature about the Holocaust and its consequences. The collection is alphabetically arranged and consists of high-quality biocritical essays on 309 writers who are first-, second-, and third-generation survivors or important thinkers and spokespersons on the Holocaust. An essential literary reference work, this publication is an important addition to the genre and a solid value for public and academic libraries."--"The Top 20 Reference Titles of the Year," American Libraries, May 2004.
Category: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)