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In the garden of beasts [electronic resource] : [love, terror, and an American family in Hitler's Berlin] / by Erik Larson.

By: Larson, Erik.
Contributor(s): Hoye, Stephen.
Material type: materialTypeLabelSoundPublisher: Westminster, Md. : Books on Tape, 2011Edition: Library ed.ISBN: 9780307914606 (sound recording : Overdrive Audio Book); 0307914607 (sound recording : Overdrive Audio Book).Subject(s): Dodd, William Edward, 1869-1940 | Diplomats -- United States -- Biography | Historians -- United States -- Biography | Germany -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945 | National socialism -- GermanyGenre/Form: Audiobooks.DDC classification: 943.086 Online resources: Click here to access title or place hold | Excerpt Click here to listen to an excerpt of this title | Excerpt Click here to listen to an excerpt of this title Read by Stephen Hoye.Summary: The telephone call that forever changed the lives of the Dodd family of Chicago came at noon on Thursday, June 8, 1933, as William E. Dodd sat at his desk at the University of Chicago. Now chairman of the history department, Dodd had been a professor at the university since 1909, recognized nationally for his work on the American South and for a biography of Woodrow Wilson. He was sixty-four years old, trim, five feet eight inches tall, with blue-gray eyes and light brown hair. Though his face at rest tended to impart severity, he in fact had a sense of humor that was lively, dry, and easily ignited. He had a wife, Martha, known universally as Mattie, and two children, both in their twenties. His daughter, also named Martha, was twenty-four years old; his son, William Jr.--Bill--was twenty-eight.
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Read by Stephen Hoye.

Unabridged.

Duration: 12:52:37.

The telephone call that forever changed the lives of the Dodd family of Chicago came at noon on Thursday, June 8, 1933, as William E. Dodd sat at his desk at the University of Chicago. Now chairman of the history department, Dodd had been a professor at the university since 1909, recognized nationally for his work on the American South and for a biography of Woodrow Wilson. He was sixty-four years old, trim, five feet eight inches tall, with blue-gray eyes and light brown hair. Though his face at rest tended to impart severity, he in fact had a sense of humor that was lively, dry, and easily ignited. He had a wife, Martha, known universally as Mattie, and two children, both in their twenties. His daughter, also named Martha, was twenty-four years old; his son, William Jr.--Bill--was twenty-eight.

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