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The Resource In the garden of beasts : love, terror, and an American family in Hitler's Berlin, Erik Larson

In the garden of beasts : love, terror, and an American family in Hitler's Berlin, Erik Larson

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In the garden of beasts : love, terror, and an American family in Hitler's Berlin
Title
In the garden of beasts
Title remainder
love, terror, and an American family in Hitler's Berlin
Statement of responsibility
Erik Larson
Title variation
In the garden of beasts
Title variation remainder
love, terror, and an American family in Hitlers Berlin
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The bestselling author of "Devil in the White City" turns his hand to a remarkable story set during Hitler's rise to power. The time is 1933, the place, Berlin, when William E. Dodd becomes America's first ambassador to Hitler's Germany in a year that proved to be a turning point in history
Summary
Documents the efforts of the first American ambassador to Hitler's Germany, William E. Dodd, to acclimate to a residence in an increasingly violent city where he is forced to associate with the Nazis while his daughter pursues a relationship with Gestapo chief Rudolf Diels
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Award
New York Times Notable Book 2011
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395373
Cataloging source
BT
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1954-
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Larson, Erik
Dewey number
943.086
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Dodd, William Edward
  • Diplomats
  • National socialism
  • Historians
  • Germany
Target audience
adult
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love, terror, and an American family in Hitler's Berlin
Label
In the garden of beasts : love, terror, and an American family in Hitler's Berlin, Erik Larson
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Publication
Note
Map on end papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [423]-434) and index
Contents
Das Vorspiel -- The man behind the curtain -- Into the wood -- House hunting in the Third Reich -- Lucifer in the garden -- How the skeleton arches -- Disquiet -- Berlin at dusk -- When everything changed -- The queer bird in exile -- "Table talk"
Control code
000046168636
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 448 p.
Isbn
9780307408846
Other physical details
ill., map
Label
In the garden of beasts : love, terror, and an American family in Hitler's Berlin, Erik Larson
Publication
Note
Map on end papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [423]-434) and index
Contents
Das Vorspiel -- The man behind the curtain -- Into the wood -- House hunting in the Third Reich -- Lucifer in the garden -- How the skeleton arches -- Disquiet -- Berlin at dusk -- When everything changed -- The queer bird in exile -- "Table talk"
Control code
000046168636
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 448 p.
Isbn
9780307408846
Other physical details
ill., map

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