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The Resource A train in winter : a story of resistance, friendship and survival, Caroline Moorehead, (eAudio)

A train in winter : a story of resistance, friendship and survival, Caroline Moorehead, (eAudio)

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A train in winter : a story of resistance, friendship and survival
Title
A train in winter
Title remainder
a story of resistance, friendship and survival
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Caroline Moorehead
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eng
Summary
They were teachers, students, chemists, writers, and housewives-a singer at the Paris Opera, a midwife, a dental surgeon. They distributed anti-Nazi leaflets, printed subversive newspapers, hid resisters, spirited Jews to safety, transported weapons, and conveyed clandestine messages. The youngest was a schoolgirl of fifteen who scrawled "V" for victory on the walls of her lycee; the eldest, a farmer's wife in her sixties who harbored escaped Allied airmen. Strangers to each other, hailing from villages and cities from across France, these brave women were united in hatred and defiance of their Nazi occupiers. Eventually the Gestapo hunted down 230 of these women and imprisoned them in a fort outside Paris. Separated from home and loved ones, these disparate individuals turned to one another, their common experience conquering divisions of age, education, profession, and class as they found solace and strength in their deep affection and camaraderie. In January 1943, they were sent to their final destination: Auschwitz. Only forty-nine would return to France. A Train in Winter draws on interviews with these women and their families; German, French, and Polish archives; and World War II resistance organization documents to uncover a dark chapter of history that offers an inspiring portrait of ordinary people, of bravery and survival, and of the remarkable, enduring power of female friendship
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Midwest
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Moorehead, Caroline
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Read by Wanda McCaddon
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  • McCaddon, Wanda
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Women concentration camp inmates
  • Women prisoners of war
  • Female friendship
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adult
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A train in winter : a story of resistance, friendship and survival, Caroline Moorehead, (eAudio)
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MWT10024904
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (11hr., 57 min.))
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  • electronic
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9781455160259
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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10024904
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MWT10024904
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Label
A train in winter : a story of resistance, friendship and survival, Caroline Moorehead, (eAudio)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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digital storage
Color
not applicable
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unknown
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MWT10024904
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (11hr., 57 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9781455160259
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
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digital.
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10024904
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MWT10024904
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unknown
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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not applicable

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