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Author Moorehead, Caroline.

Title A train in winter : an extraordinary story of women, friendship, and resistance in occupied France / Caroline Moorehead.

Imprint New York : HarperCollins Publishers, 2011.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    940.5308 MOO    Available
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    940.5308 MOO    Available
 GDL Montrose Library Non-Fiction  New Shelf  940.5308 MOO    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    940.53082 MOO    Available
 PAS Linda Vista Branch Non-Fiction    940.53082 MOO    Available
 PAS San Rafael Branch Non-Fiction    940.53082 MOO    Available
Edition 1st U.S. ed
Description 374 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Note "Originally published in Great Britain in 2011 by Chatto & Windus"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 345-351) and index.
Contents Part one. An enormous toy full of subtleties -- The flame of French resistance -- Daughters of the Enlightenment -- The hunt for registers -- Waiting for the wolf -- Indulgent towards women -- Recognising the unthinkable -- "We have other plans for them" -- Frontstalag 122 ; Part two. Le Convoi des 31000 -- The meaning of friendship -- Keeping alive, remaining me -- The disposables -- Pausing before the battle -- Slipping into the shadows.
Summary In January 1943, the Gestapo hunted down 230 women of the French Resistance and sent them to Auschwitz. This is their story, told in full for the first time--a searing and unforgettable chronicle of terror, courage, defiance, survival, and the power of friendship to transcend evil that is an essential addition to the history of World War II.
Subject Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- France -- Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- France.
Women prisoners of war -- France -- Biography.
Female friendship -- France.
France -- History -- German occupation, 1940-1945.
ISBN 9780061650703 (hc. : alk. paper)
0061650706 (hc. : alk. paper)

 
    
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