A Past in Hiding: Memory and Survival in Nazi Germany

By Mark Roseman

A heart-stopping survivor tale and great historic research that gives remarkable 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 normal lady, fascinated about reviews, pals, and romance. virtually in a single day she was once remodeled right into a girl of spirit and defiance, a fighter who, whilst the Gestapo got here for her relatives, seized the instant and went underground. at the run for 2 years, Marianne traveled throughout Nazi Germany with no papers, aided through a impressive resistance association, formerly unknown and unsung. Drawing on an awesome cache of files in addition to interviews on 3 continents, historian Mark Roseman reconstructs Marianne's odyssey and divulges facets of existence within the 3rd Reich lengthy hidden from view. As Roseman excavates the prior, he additionally places ahead a brand new and sympathetic interpretation of the troubling discrepancies among truth and recollection that so usually cloud survivors' accounts.

A detective tale, a love tale, a narrative of significant braveness and survival less than the cruelest stipulations, A prior in Hiding can be a poignant research into the character of reminiscence, authenticity, and truth.

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