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Diary of the dark years, 1940-1944 : collaboration, resistance, and daily life in occupied Paris

Author: Jean Guéhenno; David Ball
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, USA, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Jean Guéhenno's Diary of the Dark Years, 1940-1945 is the most oft-quoted piece of testimony on life in occupied France. A sharply observed record of day-to-day life under Nazi rule in Paris and a bitter commentary on literary life in those years, it has also been called "a remarkable essay on courage and cowardice" (Caroline Moorehead, Wall Street Journal). Here, David Ball provides not only the first  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Diaries
History
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, French
Named Person: Jean Guéhenno; Jean Guéhenno; Giovanni Paris
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Guéhenno; David Ball
ISBN: 9780199970865 0199970866
OCLC Number: 870529695
Notes: Originally published as Journal des années noires, 1940-1944 by Gallimard (Paris) in 1947, 1973, and 2002.
Description: xxxii, 304 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: AcknowledgmentsNote on the TextTranslator's IntroductionPreface19401941194219431944Biographical DictionaryAppendix: "Charles de Gaulle: 'The Call of June 18'"
Other Titles: Journal des années noires, 1940-1944.
Responsibility: Jean Guéhenno ; translated and annotated by David Ball.

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