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Bad Times, Good Friends A Personal Memoir

Vogel, Ilse-Margret *Author SIGNED/INSCRIBED!*

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ISBN 10: 0152055282 / ISBN 13: 9780152055288
Editorial: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, San Diego, CA, 1992
Condición: Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
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(full book description) Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, San Diego, CA, 1992. 1st Edition 1st Printing, Fine-/Fine, Hard Cover, w/Dust Jacket. Size=6.5"x9.5", 238pgsGlossary. DJ very lightly rubbed, a few very faint dust foxing specks on fore-edge page ends, o.w. clean, tight & bright. NO ink names, bookplates, DJ tears, etc. Price unclipped. SIGNED/INSCRIBED by author on Dedication Page. ISBN 0152055282 20% OFF our regular catalogue price. SELLING WORLDWIDE since 1987. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE!. N° de ref. de la librería CONROY157418I

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Título: Bad Times, Good Friends A Personal Memoir

Editorial: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, San Diego, CA

Año de publicación: 1992

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: As New

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author

Edición: First Edition.

Tipo de libro: Book

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The author of Tikhon describes what it was like living in Nazi Berlin during World War II and her experiences as a member of a network of friends who secretly worked against Hitler and risked their lives to help others survive.

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This outstanding work examines an underrepresented subject: the attitudes and actions of anti-Nazi Germans. Vogel, a German artist "approaching 30" in the last years of the war, describes how she and her friends in Berlin resisted Hitler in ways small and large--and always risky. Feigning a severe limp as part of an elaborate scheme to avoid being drafted, Rudolph shares books by "forbidden" authors like Kafka; during an air raid, Oskar forges ration coupons and government documents at a printing press in his building's bomb shelter; and the author herself sweet-talks the police in order to give the outlaw hiding in her apartment enough time to escape. Riveting as these episodes are, the most striking aspect of Vogel's work is her complete candor. Uninterested in convincing the reader of her heroism, she relates moments of both fear and fugitive glee, and openly examines her problematic loyalties. Her resolutely undramatic tones enable her to incorporate otherwise sensationalistic themes (wartime promiscuity, the comforts of drink) as inevitable parts of the landscape of a nightmarish time. Ages 14-up.
Copyright 1992 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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