By Mark Roseman
A heart-stopping survivor tale and terrific historic research that gives extraordinary perception into way of life within the 3rd Reich and the powers and pitfalls of memory.
At the outbreak of WWII, Marianne Strauss, the sheltered daughter of well-to-do German Jews, used to be a typical woman, inquisitive about reviews, neighbors, and romance. nearly in a single day she was once remodeled right into a girl of spirit and defiance, a fighter who, while the Gestapo got here for her kin, seized the instant and went underground. at the run for 2 years, Marianne traveled throughout Nazi Germany with out papers, aided through a extraordinary resistance association, formerly unknown and unsung. Drawing on an dazzling cache of files in addition to interviews on 3 continents, historian Mark Roseman reconstructs Marianne's odyssey and divulges elements of existence within the 3rd Reich lengthy hidden from view. As Roseman excavates the earlier, he additionally places ahead a brand new and sympathetic interpretation of the troubling discrepancies among truth and recollection that so frequently cloud survivors' accounts.
A detective tale, a love tale, a narrative of significant braveness and survival lower than the most harsh stipulations, A previous in Hiding is additionally a poignant research into the character of reminiscence, authenticity, and truth.
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A Past in Hiding: Memory and Survival in Nazi Germany by Mark Roseman