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Good-bye to the mermaids : a childhood lost in Hitler's Berlin

Author: Karin Finell
Publisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Memoir of a child living in Berlin during World War II. Tells how the war affected three generations of middle-class German women who lived through the bombing of Berlin, the Russian and Allied occupation, the Berlin Airlift, and the postwar recovery"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Personal narratives, German
Personal narratives
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Finell, Karin.
Good-bye to the mermaids.
Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2006017988
Named Person: Karin Finell
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Karin Finell
ISBN: 9780826265463 0826265464
OCLC Number: 614506060
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Awards: Commended for IndieFab awards (Autobiography/Memoir) 2006
Description: 1 online resource (x, 352 pages) : illustrations, maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Responsibility: Karin Finell.
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Conveys the horrors of war as seen through the innocent eyes of a child. This is the story of World War II as it affected three generations of middle-class German women: Karin, six years old when the  Read more...

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"An invaluable ground-level view of history and the textured human experience of war's insanity." - Janet Fitch, author of White Oleander "Good-bye to the Mermaids is eloquent, candid, penetrating; Read more...

 
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