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In the garden of beasts : love and terror in Hitler's Berlin

Author: Erik Larson
Publisher: London ; Toronto : Doubleday, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author describes life in Berlin during the first years of Hitler?s reign through the stories of two people: William E. Dodd, who in 1933 became America?s first ambassador to Hitler?s regime, and his daughter, Martha.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: William Edward Dodd; William Edward Dodd
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Erik Larson
ISBN: 9780857520425 0857520423
OCLC Number: 751513220
Description: xiv, 448 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Into the wood --
House hunting in the Third Reich --
Lucifer in the garden --
How the skeleton aches --
Disquiet --
Berlin at dusk --
When everything changed --
The queer bird in exile --
'Table talk'.
Responsibility: Erik Larson.

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It's Berlin, 1933. William E Dodd, a mild-mannered academic from Chicago, has become America's first ambassador to Hitler's Germany, in a year that proves to be a turning point in history. Dodd and  Read more...

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"Larson's best and most enthralling work of novelistic history... rich with incident, populated by fascinating secondary characters, tinged with rising peril and pityingly persuasive... powerful, Read more...

 
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