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Author Albright, Madeleine Korbel

Title Prague winter : a personal story of remembrance and war, 1937-1948 / Madeleine Albright ; with Bill Woodward

Publ Info New York : Harper, [2012]
2012
New York : Harper, [2012]
2012
Edition First edition
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 J&W-Charlotte  DB2207 .A43 2012    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  DB2207 .A43 2012    AVAILABLE
Descript x, 467 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents 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
Note 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. Publisher's description
LC subject Czechoslovakia -- History -- 1938-1945
World War, 1939-1945 -- Czechoslovakia
Albright, Madeleine Korbel -- Family
Albright, Madeleine Korbel -- Childhood and youth
Jewish families -- Czech Republic -- Prague -- Biography
Prague (Czech Republic) -- Biography
Prague (Czech Republic) -- History -- 20th century
World War, 1939-1945 -- Czech Republic -- Prague
Add Author Woodward, William, 1951-
ISBN 9780062030313 (hardback)
0062030310 (hardback)