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Thorndike Large Print Softcover with 443 pages. - Lucie Aubrac was a young Catholic and peasant back-ground, teaching history in a Lyon girl's school and married to Raymond, a Jewish engineer, when WW II broke out and divided France. The couple soon joined the Nazi opposition movement. This is Lucie's harrowing account of her time in Resistance: the months when, pregnant with her second child, she planned and took part in raids to free captives-including her husband-from prisons of Klaus Barbie, the infamous "Butcher of Lyon." Originally a national Bestseller in France.
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This is Lucie's harrowing account of her participation in the Resistance: of the months when, though pregnant, she planned and took part in raids to free comrades- including her husband, under Nazi death sentence- from the prisons of Klaus Barbie, the infamous 'Butcher of Lyon.'About the Author:
The translator, Konrad Bieber, is an emeritus professor of French and comparative literature at SUNY, Stony Brook, and a survivor of Nazi Terror. The introducer is Margaret Collins Weitz, professor of humanities and languages at Suffolk University in Boston.
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Book Description Thorndike Pr, 1993. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0786200391