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The art of resistance : my four years in the French underground : a memoir

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In 1937, as the Nazis gained control and anti-Semitism spread in the Free City of Danzig, a majority German city on the Baltic Sea, sixteen-year-old Justus Rosenberg was sent to Paris to finish his education in safety. Three years later, France fell to the Germans. Alone and in danger, penniless, and cut off from contact with his family in Poland, Justus fled south. A chance meeting led him to Varian Fry, an American journalist in Marseille helping thousands of men and women, including many artists and intellectuals--among them Hannah Arendt, Marc Chagall, Andre Breton, and Max Ernst--escape the Nazis. With his German background, understanding of French culture, and fluency in several languages, including English, Justus became an invaluable member of Fry's refugee network as a spy and scout.

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Geneva Public Library 940.53 ROS (Text)
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Livonia Public Library BIO ROSENBERG (Text)
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Lyons Public Library B Rosenberg (Text)
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52141300556478
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Ontario Public Library 940.53 ROS (Text)
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52126300783016
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Victor Farmington Library BIO ROS (Text)
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52128300916661
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Wood Library Association - Canandaigua 940.53 ROS (Text)
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31846002874740
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1001 . ‡aRosenberg, Justus, ‡d1921-
24514. ‡aThe art of resistance : ‡bmy four years in the French underground : a memoir / ‡cJustus Rosenberg.
250 . ‡aFirst edition
264 1. ‡aNew York, NY : ‡bWilliam Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, ‡c[2020]
264 4. ‡c©2020
300 . ‡aix, 288 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : ‡billustrations, maps ; ‡c24 cm
336 . ‡atext ‡2rdacontent
337 . ‡aunmediated ‡2rdamedia
338 . ‡avolume ‡2rdacarrier
500 . ‡aIncludes index.
520 . ‡aIn 1937, as the Nazis gained control and anti-Semitism spread in the Free City of Danzig, a majority German city on the Baltic Sea, sixteen-year-old Justus Rosenberg was sent to Paris to finish his education in safety. Three years later, France fell to the Germans. Alone and in danger, penniless, and cut off from contact with his family in Poland, Justus fled south. A chance meeting led him to Varian Fry, an American journalist in Marseille helping thousands of men and women, including many artists and intellectuals--among them Hannah Arendt, Marc Chagall, Andre Breton, and Max Ernst--escape the Nazis. With his German background, understanding of French culture, and fluency in several languages, including English, Justus became an invaluable member of Fry's refugee network as a spy and scout.
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60010. ‡aFry, Varian, ‡d1907-1967.
61020. ‡aBard College ‡xFaculty ‡vBiography.
650 0. ‡aWorld War, 1939-1945 ‡xUnderground movements ‡zFrance.
650 0. ‡aGuerrillas ‡zFrance ‡vBiography.
650 0. ‡aJews, German ‡zFrance ‡vBiography.
650 0. ‡aJews ‡zPoland ‡zGdańsk ‡vBiography.
650 0. ‡aHolocaust survivors ‡vBiography.
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