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  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release : 11 July 2006
  • ISBN : 9780312426118
  • Page : 261 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 31 voters

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A wartime journal by a reporter and editor living through the Russian occupation of Berlin includes her observations of resident survival in the face of starvation, no water, and freezing conditions; the mass rapes endured by the city's women; and the corruption of Berlin citizens by their Russian occupiers. Reprint. 35,000 first printing.

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A Woman in Berlin

A Woman in Berlin
  • Author : Anonymous
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2006-07-11
  • ISBN : 9780312426118
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A wartime journal by a reporter and editor living through the Russian occupation of Berlin includes her observations of resident survival in the face of starvation, no water, and freezing conditions; the mass rapes endured by the city's women; and the corruption of Berlin citizens by their Russian occupiers. Reprint. 35,000 first printing.

A Woman in Berlin

A Woman in Berlin
  • Author : Anonymous
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2006-07-11
  • ISBN : 0312426119
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A wartime journal by a reporter and editor living through the Russian occupation of Berlin includes her observations of resident survival in the face of starvation, no water, and freezing conditions; the mass rapes endured by the city's women; and the corruption of Berlin citizens by their Russian occupiers. Reprint. 35,000 first printing.

A Woman in Berlin

A Woman in Berlin
  • Author : Anonymous
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2005-08-04
  • ISBN : 0805075402
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A wartime journal by a reporter living through the Russian occupation of Berlin includes her observations of survival under harsh conditions; the mass rapes endured by the city's women; and the corruption of Berlin's citizens.

Underground in Berlin

Underground in Berlin
  • Author : Marie Jalowicz Simon
  • Publisher : Knopf Canada
  • Release Date : 2015-05-12
  • ISBN : 9780345809711
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By turns thrilling and terrifying, Underground in Berlin is the autobiographical account of a young Jewish woman who ripped off her yellow star and survived the war by going underground from 1942 to 1945. Berlin, 1941. Marie Jalowicz Simon, a 19-year-old Jewish woman, makes an extraordinary decision. All around her, Jews are being rounded up for deportation, forced labour and extermination. Marie decides to survive. She takes off the yellow star, turns her back on the Jewish community and vanishes into the city.

A Women's Berlin

A Women's Berlin
  • Author : Despina Stratigakos
  • Publisher : U of Minnesota Press
  • Release Date : 2008
  • ISBN : 9780816653225
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"Despina Stratigakos is assistant professor of architecture at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York."--BOOK JACKET.

A Woman In Berlin

A Woman In Berlin
  • Author : Anonymous
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2018-01-25
  • ISBN : 9780349011332
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This is a devastating book. It is matter-of-fact, makes no attempt to score political points, does not attempt to solicit sympathy for its protagonist and yet is among the most chilling indictments of war I have ever read. Everybody, in particular every woman ought to read it' - Arundhati Roy 'One of the most important personal accounts ever written about the effects of war and defeat' - Antony Beevor Between April 20th and June 22nd 1945 the anonymous author of A

All the Frequent Troubles of Our Days

All the Frequent Troubles of Our Days
  • Author : Rebecca Donner
  • Publisher : Canongate Books
  • Release Date : 2021-08-05
  • ISBN : 9781786892201
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SELECTED AS A BBC RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK Born and raised in America, Mildred Harnack was twenty-six and living in Germany when she witnessed the meteoric rise of the Nazi party. She began holding secret meetings in her apartment, forming a small band of political activists set on helping Jews escape, denouncing Hitler and calling for revolution. When the Second World War began, she became a spy, couriering top-secret intelligence to the Allies. In this astonishing work of non-fiction,

Crimes Unspoken

Crimes Unspoken
  • Author : Miriam Gebhardt
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2016-12-20
  • ISBN : 9781509511235
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The soldiers who occupied Germany after the Second World War were not only liberators: they also brought with them a new threat, as women throughout the country became victims of sexual violence. In this disturbing and carefully researched book, the historian Miriam Gebhardt reveals for the first time the scale of this human tragedy, which continued long after the hostilities had ended. Discussion in recent years of the rape of German women committed at the end of the war has

The Religious Identity of Young Muslim Women in Berlin

The Religious Identity of Young Muslim Women in Berlin
  • Author : Synnøve Bendixsen
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release Date : 2013-04-17
  • ISBN : 9789004251311
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The Religious Identity of Young Muslim Women in Berlin offers an in-depth ethnographic account of Muslim youth’s religious identity formation and their everyday life engagement with Islam. It deals with the reconstruction of selfhood and the collective content of identity formation in an urban and transnational setting.

No Place to Lay One's Head

No Place to Lay One's Head
  • Author : Françoise Frenkel
  • Publisher : Pushkin Press
  • Release Date : 2018-01-25
  • ISBN : 9781782274124
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The unforgettable story of one woman's struggle to survive persecution in wartime France ‘I loved my bookstore the way a woman loves, that is to say, truly’ In 1921, Françoise Frenkel – a Jewish woman from Poland – opens Berlin’s very first French bookshop. It is a dream come true. The bookshop attracts artists and diplomats, celebrities and poets – even the French ambassador himself. It brings Françoise peace, friendship and prosperity. Then one summer’s day in 1939, the dream ends.

A Manual for Cleaning Women

A Manual for Cleaning Women
  • Author : Lucia Berlin
  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Release Date : 2015-08-18
  • ISBN : 9780374712860
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"I have always had faith that the best writers will rise to the top, like cream, sooner or later, and will become exactly as well-known as they should be-their work talked about, quoted, taught, performed, filmed, set to music, anthologized. Perhaps, with the present collection, Lucia Berlin will begin to gain the attention she deserves." -Lydia Davis A MANUAL FOR CLEANING WOMEN compiles the best work of the legendary short-story writer Lucia Berlin. With the grit of Raymond Carver, the

The Girl from Berlin

The Girl from Berlin
  • Author : Ronald H. Balson
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release Date : 2018-10-09
  • ISBN : 9781250195265
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In the newest novel from internationally-bestselling author Ronald. H. Balson, Liam and Catherine come to the aid of an old friend and are drawn into a property dispute in Tuscany that unearths long-buried secrets An old friend calls Catherine Lockhart and Liam Taggart to his famous Italian restaurant to enlist their help. His aunt is being evicted from her home in the Tuscan hills by a powerful corporation claiming they own the deeds, even though she can produce her own

Those Who Forget

Those Who Forget
  • Author : Geraldine Schwarz
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2020-09-22
  • ISBN : 9781501199103
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“[Makes] the very convincing case that, until and unless there is a full accounting for what happened with Donald Trump, 2020 is not over and never will be.” —The New Yorker “Riveting…we can never be reminded too often to never forget.” —The Wall Street Journal Journalist Géraldine Schwarz’s astonishing memoir of her German and French grandparents’ lives during World War II “also serves as a perceptive look at the current rise of far-right nationalism throughout Europe and the

Breaking Bailey

Breaking Bailey
  • Author : Anonymous
  • Publisher : Simon Pulse
  • Release Date : 2019-06-04
  • ISBN : 9781534433090
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In the tradition of Go Ask Alice and Lucy in the Sky, this heart-wrenching story chronicles a girl’s fatal experience with testing her moral limits and the dangers of addiction. Bailey welcomes a fresh start at the prestigious boarding school, Prescott Academy, far away from the painful memories of her mother’s death and the unendurable happiness of her father and his new wife. She expects rigorous coursework and long hours of studying—what she doesn’t expect is

Berlin Coquette

Berlin Coquette
  • Author : Jill Suzanne Smith
  • Publisher : Cornell University Press
  • Release Date : 2014-05-15
  • ISBN : 9780801469695
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During the late nineteenth century the city of Berlin developed such a reputation for lawlessness and sexual licentiousness that it came to be known as the "Whore of Babylon." Out of this reputation for debauchery grew an unusually rich discourse around prostitution. In Berlin Coquette, Jill Suzanne Smith shows how this discourse transcended the usual clichés about prostitutes and actually explored complex visions of alternative moralities or sexual countercultures including the "New Morality" articulated by feminist radicals, lesbian love,