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My father's secret war : [a memoir]

Author: Lucinda Franks; Joyce Bean
Publisher: [Old Saybrook, CT] : Tantor Audio, ℗2007.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Biography : English : Library edView all editions and formats
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In this memoir, journalist Lucinda Franks describes her quest to learn to know her father. During World War II Thomas Franks served as spy in the Third Reich. In 1945 he was among the first soldiers into Ohrdruf, a subcamp of Buchenwald near the town of Gotha, Germany. As Tom's dementia progresses, Lucinda gathers fragments of his memories in order to understand her father and his secrets.
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Lucinda Franks; Thomas Edward Franks; Lucinda Franks; Thomas Edward Franks
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Lucinda Franks; Joyce Bean
ISBN: 1400133815 9781400133819 1400103819 9781400103812
OCLC Number: 123172449
Notes: Unabridged.
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Subtitle from container.
Performer(s): Read by Joyce Bean.
Description: 10 audio discs (12.5 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Lucinda Franks.

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In this memoir, journalist Lucinda Franks describes her quest to learn to know her father. During World War II Thomas Franks served as spy in the Third Reich. In 1945 he was among the first soldiers into Ohrdruf, a subcamp of Buchenwald near the town of Gotha, Germany. As Tom's dementia progresses, Lucinda gathers fragments of his memories in order to understand her father and his secrets.

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