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Author Albright, Madeleine Korbel.

Title Prague winter : a personal story of remembrance and war, 1937-1948 / Madeleine Albright with Bill Woodward.

Imprint New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2012]

Item Status

Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  DB2207 .A43 2012    Available  ---
Edition First edition.
Description x, 467 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 427-444) and index.
Contents Setting Out -- Part One: 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 -- Part Three: 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 -- Part Four: 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.
Summary 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.
Subject 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 -- Prague.
Added Author Woodward, William, 1951-
ISBN 9780062030313