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A bookshop in Berlin : the rediscovered memoir of one woman's harrowing escape from the Nazis

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CD Audiobook

Unabridged.

In 1921, Françoise Frenkel, a Jewish woman from Poland, fulfills a lifelong dream. She opens Berlin's first French-language bookshop. But Frenkel's bookshop is destroyed on Kristallnacht, and she flees to Paris. With invading German Nazis forcing her to run from one safe house to the next, Frenkel survives at the heroic hands of strangers risking their lives to protect her.

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Sodus Community Library AUDBK 940.53 FRE (Text)
Adult Audiobooks
52148300523481
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02/21/2020
This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781797105215
  • ISBN: 1797105213
  • Physical Description: 5 audio discs (6 1/2 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [New York] : Simon & Schuster Audio, [2019]

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General Note:
Compact discs.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Jilly Bond.
Summary, etc.:
In 1921, Françoise Frenkel, a Jewish woman from Poland, fulfills a lifelong dream. She opens Berlin's first French-language bookshop. But Frenkel's bookshop is destroyed on Kristallnacht, and she flees to Paris. With invading German Nazis forcing her to run from one safe house to the next, Frenkel survives at the heroic hands of strangers risking their lives to protect her.
Subject: Jewish women > Germany > Berlin > Biography.
Jewish women > France > Biography.
Jewish refugees > 20th century > Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 > Personal narratives, Jewish.
World War, 1939-1945 > Personal narratives, Polish.
World War, 1939-1945 > Jews > France.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) > Biography.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Historical.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Jewish.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Survival.
Genre: Audiobooks.
Autobiographies.


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