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Prague Winter : A Personal Story Of Remembrance And War, 1937-1948 (2012, original release: 2012)
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Published: New York : HarperLuxe, [2012] ©2012
Edition:  First HarperLuxe edition
Description:  xiii, 730 pages (large print) : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 9780062128423, 0062128426,
Language:  English

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.

Setting out -- Pt. 1: 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 -- Pt. 3: 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 -- Pt. 4: 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

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Additional Credits:
Woodward, William, 1951-

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