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A Train in Winter

A Story of Resistance, Friendship and Survival in Auschwitz

A Train in Winter( )
Author: Moorehead, Caroline
ISBN:978-0-09-952389-5
Publication Date:Sep 2012
Publisher:Penguin Random House
Imprint:Vintage
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $22.99
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On an icy dawn morning in Paris in January 1943, a group of 230 French women resisters were rounded up from the Gestapo detention camps and sent on a train to Auschwitz - the only train, in the four years of German occupation, to take women of the resistance to a death camp. Of the group, 49 survivors would return to France.Here is the story of these women - told for the first time. A Train in Winter is a portrait of ordinary people, of their bravery and endurance, and of the...
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Moorehead, Caroline (Author)
Caroline Moorehead is the biographer of Bertrand Russell, Freya Stark, Iris Origo and Martha Gellhorn. Her books include Human Cargo: A Journey among Refugees, Dancing to the Precipice, A Train in Winter, and Village of Secrets: Defying the Nazis in Vichy France.

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