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Prague winter : a personal story of remembrance and war, 1937-1948

Author: Madeleine Korbel Albright; William Woodward
Publisher: New York : HarperLuxe, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Large print book : Biography : English : 1st HarperLuxe edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Biography
Named Person: Madeleine Korbel Albright; Madeleine Korbel Albright
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Madeleine Korbel Albright; William Woodward
ISBN: 9780062128423 0062128426
OCLC Number: 757483839
Description: xiii, 730 p. (large print) : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Setting out --
Pt. 1: Before March 15, 1939. An unwelcome guest ; Tales of Bohemia ; The competition ; The linden tree ; A favorable impression ; Out from behind the mountains ; "We must go on being cowards" ; A hopeless task --
Part two: April 1939-April 1942. Starting over ; Occupation and resistance ; The lamps go out ; The irresistible force ; Fire in the sky ; The alliance comes together ; The crown of Wenceslas --
Pt. 3: May 1942-April 1945. Day of the assassins ; Auguries of genocide ; Terezin ; The bridge too far ; Cried-out eyes ; Doodlebugs and gooney birds ; Hitler's end --
Pt. 4: May 1945-November 1948. No angels ; Unpatched ; A world big enough to keep us apart ; A precarious balance ; Struggle for a nation's soul ; A failure to communicate ; The fall ; Sands through the hour-glass --
The next chapter --
Guide to personalities --
Time lines.
Responsibility: Madeleine Albright ; with Bill Woodward.

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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.

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