The Resource Resistance women : a novel, Jennifer Chiaverini

Resistance women : a novel, Jennifer Chiaverini

Label
Resistance women : a novel
Title
Resistance women
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer Chiaverini
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
After Wisconsin graduate student Mildred Fish marries brilliant German economist Arvid Harnack, she accompanies him to his German homeland, where a promising future awaits. In the thriving intellectual culture of 1930s Berlin, the newlyweds create a rich new life filled with love, friendships, and rewarding work--but the rise of a malevolent new political faction inexorably changes their fate. As Adolf Hitler and his Nazi Party wield violence and lies to seize power, Mildred, Arvid, and their friends resolve to resist. Mildred gathers intelligence for her American contacts, including Martha Dodd, the vivacious and very modern daughter of the US ambassador. Her German friends, aspiring author Greta Kuckoff and literature student Sara Weiss, risk their lives to collect information from journalists, military officers, and officials within the highest levels of the Nazi regime. For years, Mildred's network stealthily fights to bring down the Third Reich from within. But when Nazi radio operatives detect an errant Russian signal, the Harnack resistance cell is exposed, with fatal consequences
Summary
Resisting the power grabs of an increasingly formidable Nazi Party in 1930s Berlin, the courageous American wife of a German intellectual and her circle of women friends engage in a clandestine battle to sabotage Hitler's regime
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Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10775887
Cataloging source
DLC
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Chiaverini, Jennifer
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Harnack-Fish, Mildred
  • Women spies
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
Target audience
adult
Label
Resistance women : a novel, Jennifer Chiaverini
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
594 pages
Isbn
9780062841124
Lccn
2018044622
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1048948214
Label
Resistance women : a novel, Jennifer Chiaverini
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
594 pages
Isbn
9780062841124
Lccn
2018044622
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1048948214

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