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Woman in Berlin : Eight Weeks in the Conquered City: a Diary - Unabridged by Anonymous (CD/Spoken Word)

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A New York Times Book Review Editors' ChoiceFor eight weeks in 1945, as Berlin fell to the Russian army, a young woman kept a daily record of life in her apartment building and among its residents. "With bald honesty and brutal lyricism" (Elle), the anonymous author depicts her fellow Berliners in all their humanity, as well as their cravenness, corrupted first by hunger and then by the Russians. "Spare and unpredictable, minutely observed and utterly free of self-pity" (The Plain Dealer, Cleveland), A Woman in Berlin tells of the complex World War II relationship between civilians and an occupying army and the shameful indignities to which women in a conquered city are always subject--the mass ****** suffered by all, regardless of age or infirmity.

A Woman in Berlin stands as "one of the essential books for understanding war and life" (A. S. Byatt, author of Possession).

Edition: Unabridged
Number of Pages: 9105
Genre: History, Biography + Autobiography
Sub-Genre: Women
Format: AudioCD
Publisher: St Martins Pr
Author: Anonymous
Language: English
Street Date: May 16, 2017
TCIN: 52152854
UPC: 9781427291387
Item Number (DPCI): 248-42-1830
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