Prague winter : a personal story of remembrance and war, 1937-1948 / Madeleine Albright ; with Bill Woodward.
Contributor(s): Woodward, William.Material type: BookPublisher: New York : HarperLuxe, c2012Edition: 1st HarperLuxe ed.Description: xiii, 730 p. (large print) : ill., maps ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780062128423 (pbk.); 0062128426 (pbk.).Subject(s): Czechoslovakia -- History -- 1938-1945 | World War, 1939-1945 -- Czechoslovakia | Albright, Madeleine Korbel -- Family | Albright, Madeleine Korbel -- Childhood and youth | Jewish families -- Czech Republic -- Prague -- Biography | Prague (Czech Republic) -- Biography | Prague (Czech Republic) -- History -- 20th century | World War, 1939-1945 -- Czech Republic -- PragueGenre/Form: Large type books.DDC classification: 943.712
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Includes bibliographical references (p. -719).
From former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright comes a moving and thoughtful memoir of her formative years in Czechoslovakia during the tumult of Nazi occupation, World War II, fascism, and the onset of the Cold War. Publisher's description.
Setting out -- Pt. 1: Before March 15, 1939. An unwelcome guest ; Tales of Bohemia ; The competition ; The linden tree ; A favorable impression ; Out from behind the mountains ; "We must go on being cowards" ; A hopeless task -- Part two: April 1939-April 1942. Starting over ; Occupation and resistance ; The lamps go out ; The irresistible force ; Fire in the sky ; The alliance comes together ; The crown of Wenceslas -- Pt. 3: May 1942-April 1945. Day of the assassins ; Auguries of genocide ; Terezin ; The bridge too far ; Cried-out eyes ; Doodlebugs and gooney birds ; Hitler's end -- Pt. 4: May 1945-November 1948. No angels ; Unpatched ; A world big enough to keep us apart ; A precarious balance ; Struggle for a nation's soul ; A failure to communicate ; The fall ; Sands through the hour-glass -- The next chapter -- Guide to personalities -- Time lines.
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