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The great escape : nine Jews who fled Hitler and changed the world

Author: Kati Marton
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Journalist Marton brings to life an unknown chapter of World War II: the tale of nine men who grew up in Budapest's brief Golden Age, then, driven from Hungary by anti-Semitism, fled to the West, especially to the United States, and changed the world. These nine men, each celebrated for individual achievements, were actually part of a unique group who grew up in a time and place that will never come again, shaped by  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kati Marton
ISBN: 9780743261159 0743261151 9780743261166 074326116X
OCLC Number: 70864519
Description: 271 p. : ill., map cm. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Magic in their pockets --
Plenty --
Harvest at twilight --
Darkness --
False Dawn.
Responsibility: Kati Marton.
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