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Habe, Hans 1911-1977

Works: 298 works in 1,708 publications in 19 languages and 11,011 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Personal narratives  History  Biography  Romance fiction  Spy stories  Personal narratives‡vFrench 
Roles: Author, Correspondent, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: PZ3.H114, 833.912
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The mission; a novel by Hans Habe( Book )
85 editions published between 1965 and 1990 in 5 languages and held by 1,030 libraries worldwide
In July 1938, less than five months after Hitler's rape of Austria, Franklin D. Roosevelt convened the International Conference on Refugees, at Evian-les-Bains, a small French spa. The official purpose of the conference was to deal with the growing number of Jewish refugees fleeing Europe. Thirty-two nations attended the conference, as well as observers from the Vatican, Jewish organizations in the United States, France and Britain, and Zionist groups from Palestine. The questions facing the delegates at Evian were hard ones, both political and moral. There were half a million German and Austrian Jews desperate for refuge. In the rest of Europe, six million apprehensive Jews were watching Hitler's progress. Germany boycotted the conference, but secretly arranged to send an unofficial representative: Heinrich von Benda, a famous Austrian Jewish physician, released from prison camp specifically to carry Hitler's secret proposal to the conference. Under certain conditions, Hitler would allow the Jews of Austria and Germany to emigrate. The conditions were horrifyingly simple. The Third Reich would sell its Jews--to the nations of the world--for $250 a head, $1,000 a family. Von Benda was to persuade the delegates at Evian to deliver this ransom. A physician to many of the crowned heads of Europe--now under suspicion by many of the very Jews he presumed to speak for--von Benda was soon known to most of the conferees as an ambassador without portfolio. His tragic, aging figure became a familiar one as he sought out delegate after delegate to plead his cause. Ignoring his failing health and all opportunities to provide for his own safety and that of his family, he summoned every reserve of eloquence and energy to convince the assembled diplomats of the brutal urgency of his mission before it was too late. This story is a fictionalization of that crucial gathering, an event carefully buried in the pages of history--because it might have prevented the slaughter of millions.--From publisher description
A thousand shall fall by Hans Habe( Book )
80 editions published between 1934 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 795 libraries worldwide
The author tells of his escape from a P.O.W. camp in the Sudan during the Second World War
The poisoned stream by Hans Habe( Book )
83 editions published between 1969 and 2000 in 6 languages and held by 791 libraries worldwide
A reporter discovers the identity of a sex murderer, and decides to capitalize on this discovery by sheltering the murderer and commissioning him to write his memoirs for a weekly magazine
Ilona by Hans Habe( Book )
115 editions published between 1960 and 1999 in 12 languages and held by 622 libraries worldwide
Palazzo : a novel by Hans Habe( Book )
75 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 581 libraries worldwide
Christopher and his father by Hans Habe( Book )
33 editions published between 1966 and 1982 in 4 languages and held by 567 libraries worldwide
Novel of the conflict of generations in Germany today, centering on a guilt-gnawed son trying to expunge his father's past as leading propaganda film producer under the Hitler regime
The wounded land; journey through a divided America by Hans Habe( Book )
5 editions published in 1964 in English and German and held by 521 libraries worldwide
The countess by Hans Habe( Book )
112 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 488 libraries worldwide
Deuxième version d'une biographie romanesque dont la première avait paru en 1962. Cette histoire luxuriante et scandaleuse avait été retenuue par Visconti qui devait en faire un film
Off limits, a novel by Hans Habe( Book )
73 editions published between 1955 and 1985 in 9 languages and held by 376 libraries worldwide
The devil's agent : a novel by Hans Habe( Book )
54 editions published between 1950 and 1983 in 3 languages and held by 351 libraries worldwide
"The unheroic hero of this controversial story is George Droste, a native of Vienna, whose ironical adaptability to all kinds of situations stems from the fact that he comes from "a long line of waiters." Accidentally and casually he drifts into employment by both the Soviet and the American secret services, which flourished in that divided city on the Danube immediately after the war. His motives are neither patriotism nor political conviction. At first, the whole affair seems to him rather amusing, and an easy way to make some money. But as his assignments take him behind the Iron Curtain, to the United States, to Korea, his moral and emotional entanglement becomes increasingly stronger. He has fallen in love with Nora Guldendag, the wife of a Swedish diplomat who has vanished in the Soviet orbit, and who, presumably, was a British spy. Droste knows about Nora's hatred and contempt for espionage work, and because of his love for her, the conflict over his duplicity mounts. As their relationship develops and their love intensifies, he finds this conflict and turmoil impossible to live with."--Publisher description
Aftermath, a novel by Hans Habe( Book )
22 editions published between 1947 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 268 libraries worldwide
Walk in darkness by Hans Habe( Book )
37 editions published between 1948 and 1985 in 6 languages and held by 257 libraries worldwide
Proud Zion by Hans Habe( Book )
3 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 253 libraries worldwide
Katherine : a novel by Hans Habe( Book )
19 editions published between 1943 and 1965 in 3 languages and held by 234 libraries worldwide
Our love affair with Germany by Hans Habe( Book )
5 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 232 libraries worldwide
"This is an up-to-date, informed survey of what has happened, and why it has happened, in Germany since the war [World War II]...The author discusses the leading personalities of the new Germany--Adenauer and the late Kurt Schumacher and their associates, and such men as Generals Remer and Ramcke, who are the spearheads of the back-to-Hitler movement. He gives accounts of his relations with Eisenhower, Clay, McCloy and other U. S. officials and sharply criticizes many of their decisions and policies. He gives a first-hand description of the process by which nationalistic and Nazi elements have taken over the German press and political parties in spite of the good intentions of the Bonn government...Our Love Affair With Germany should be a must book for military and government officials and serious students of world affairs...Hans Habe...was with the U. S. Military Intelligence when our armies entered Germany, and played an important part in the attempt to reestablish a democratic press during the occupation." --Book jacket
Wie einst David. Entscheidung in Israel. Ein Erlebnisbericht by Hans Habe( Book )
41 editions published between 1871 and 1983 in 3 languages and held by 222 libraries worldwide
Der Tod in Texas; eine amerikanische Tragödie by Hans Habe( Book )
24 editions published between 1964 and 1993 in German and Undetermined and held by 182 libraries worldwide
Gentlemen of the jury by Hans Habe( Book )
9 editions published between 1967 and 1970 in English and German and held by 161 libraries worldwide
Im Jahre Null. Ein Beitrag zur Geschichte der deutschen Presse by Hans Habe( Book )
11 editions published between 1966 and 1979 in German and Undetermined and held by 156 libraries worldwide
In King David's footsteps: decision in Israel - a personal account by Hans Habe( Book )
3 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Wolfgang, Hans, 1911-1977

Bekessy, Hans.
Bekessy, Hans 1911-1977
Bekessy, J.
Békessy, János.
Békéssy, János, 1911-1977
Bekessy, Jean.
Bekessy, Jean 1911-1977
Bekessy, John 1911-1977
Bekkessy, Jean, 1911-1977
Corte, Antonio.
Corte, Antonio 1911-1977
Deen, Donald.
Deen, Donald 1911-1977
Fernwald, Paul.
Fernwald, Paul 1911-1977
Gabe, G.
Gabe, G. 1911-1977
Gert, Frederick.
Gert, Frederick 1911-1977
Habe, H.
Habe, H. 1911-1977
Habe, H. (Hans), 1911-1977
Habe, Hanz.
Habe, Hanz 1911-1977
Habe, Jans.
Habe, Jans 1911-1977
Hans Habe Austrian writer
Hans Habe Hongaars auteur (1911-1977)
Hans Habe österreichischer Journalist, Schriftsteller und Drehbuchautor
Richard, Frank.
Richard, Frank 1911-1977
Richler, John.
Richler, John 1911-1977
Wolfgang, Hans.
Wolfgang, Hans 1911-1977
בקשי, ז'אן
בקשי, ז'ן
האבה, האנס
ハーベ, ハンス
German (573)
English (183)
Spanish (25)
Hungarian (21)
French (17)
Danish (13)
Slovenian (11)
Italian (10)
Swedish (8)
Polish (8)
Dutch (5)
Finnish (4)
Croatian (3)
Chinese (2)
Hebrew (2)
Russian (1)
Japanese (1)
Multiple languages (1)
Turkish (1)
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