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Vuillard, ©ric

Summary: "February 20, 1933: on an unremarkable day during a harsh Berlin winter, a meeting of twenty-four German captains of industry and senior Nazi dignitaries is being held in secret in the plush lounges of the Reichstag. They are there to "stump up" funding for the accession to power of the National Socialist Party and its fearsome Chancellor. This inaugural scene sets the tone of consent which...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Other Press 2018

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Letts, Elizabeth

Summary: "Traces the lesser-known efforts of Hitler to build a master race of the finest purebred horses and the heroic achievements of American soldiers to rescue imperiled stolen equines from a hidden Czechoslovakian farm during a 1945 battle between Third Reich and Allied forces,"--NoveList. In the chaotic last days of World War II, a small troop of American soldiers captures a German spy and learns...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.542 Letts

Sharenow, Rob.

Summary: In 1936 Berlin, fourteen-year-old Karl Stern, considered Jewish despite a non-religious upbringing, learns to box from the legendary Max Schmeling while struggling with the realities of the Holocaust.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Teen 2012

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: Y FICTION Share

Jefferson, Marci.

Summary: "In 1660, the Restoration of Stuart Monarchy in England returns Frances Stuart and her family to favor. Frances discards threadbare gowns and goes to gilded Fontainebleau Palace, where she soon catches the Sun King's eye. But Frances is no ordinary court beauty--she has Stuart secrets to keep and her family to protect. King Louis XIV turns vengeful when she rejects his offer to become his...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Jeffer

Follett, Ken.

Summary: This novel picks up right where the first book left off, as its five interrelated families, American, German, Russian, English, Welsh, enter a time of enormous social, political, and economic turmoil, beginning with the rise of the Third Reich, through the Spanish Civil War and the great dramas of World War II, up to the explosions of the American and Soviet atomic bombs. Carla von Ulrich,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Follett

Keneally, Thomas.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 994.02 Ken

Steel, Danielle

Summary: "Capturing historical events, terrifying moments of danger, tragedy, the price of war, and the invincible spirit of a woman of honor, The Award is a monumental tale from one of our most gifted storytellers--Danielle Steel's finest, most emotionally resonant novel yet. Gaëlle de Barbet is sixteen years old in 1940 when the German army occupies France and frightening changes begin. She is shocked...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Steel

Notaro, Laurie.

Summary: In 1927, three women, including the daughter of an earl, a former cigar girl-turned-society darling, and a beauty pageant contestant, all vie to be the first woman to fly across the Atlantic.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK FICTION NOTARO

Belfoure, Charles

Summary: A Parisian architect is paid handsomely to devise secret hiding spaces for Jews in his Nazi-occupied country but struggles with risking his life for a cause he is ambivalent towards, until a personal failure brings home their suffering.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Belfoure

Hett, Benjamin Carter

Summary: "A riveting account of how the Nazi Party came to power and how the failures of the Weimar Republic and the shortsightedness of German politicians allowed it to happen. Why did democracy fall apart so quickly and completely in Germany in the 1930s? How did a democratic government allow Adolf Hitler to seize power? In [this book], Benjamin Carter Hett answers these questions, and the story he...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 943.086 Hett 2018

Blake, Sarah

Summary: In London covering the Blitz with Edward R. Murrow, Frankie Bard meets a Cape Cod doctor in a shelter and promises that she'll deliver a letter for him when she finally returns to the United States. Filled with stunning parallels to today's world, "The Postmistress" is a sweeping novel about the loss of innocence of two extraordinary women--and of two countries torn apart by war.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Amy Einhorn Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Blake

Baime, A. J. (Albert J.)

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MC 940.531 Baime

Vreeland, Susan.

Summary: Louis Comfort Tiffany staffs his studio with female artisans--a decision that protects him from strikes by the all-male union--but refuses to employ women who are married. Lucky for him, Clara Driscoll's romantic misfortunes insure that she can continue to craft the jewel-toned glass windows and lamps that catch both her eye and her imagination.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Vreel

Carter, Miranda

Summary: Draws on correspondence and diaries to trace the parallel stories of William II of Germany, George V of Britain, and Nicholas II of Russia, who at the onset of World War I wrongly counted on their family relationship to safeguard European interests.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.311 Cart

Gregory, Philippa.

Summary: A tale of the Wars of the Roses follows Elizabeth Woodville, who ascends to royalty and fights for the well-being of her family, including two sons whose imprisonment in the Tower of London precedes a devastating unsolved mystery.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Gregor

Summary: Season two follows Queen Elizabeth through the late 1950s and early '60s as she struggles to navigate a world that's changing around her. She must face the challenges of a new era, from the Suez Canal crisis to the assassination of John F. Kennedy, while preserving both the monarchy and her marriage.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Crown

Potzsch, Oliver.

Summary: Germany, 1659: When a dying boy is pulled from the river with a mark crudely tattooed on his shoulder, hangman Jakob Kuisl is called upon to investigate whether witchcraft is at play in his small Bavarian town. Whispers and dark memories of witch trials and the women burned at stake just seventy years earlier still haunt the streets of Schongau. When more children disappear and an orphan boy is...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2011

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY Potzsch

Cornwell, Bernard.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 0000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Corn

Furst, Alan

Summary: "Alan Furst goes to war: Occupied Paris for the first time since Red Gold (1999 pub), Furst has set this novel during the war itself, instead of on the eve of the war. Members of the French Resistance network young and old, aristocrats and schoolteachers, defiant heroes and ordinary people all engaged in clandestine actions in the cause of freedom. From the secret hotels and Nazi-infested...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK FICTION Furst

Gregory, Philippa.

Summary: A fictional portrait of the early years of the reign of Elizabeth I follows the young queen as she copes with intrigues aimed at placing Mary, Queen of Scots, on the British throne, and her passion for the traitorous Robert Dudley.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION GREG

Summary: When America enters WWII in 1941, swing becomes a symbol of democracy and entertainers like Dave Brubeck, Glenn Miller and Artie Shaw take their music to the armed forces overseas. In Nazi-occupied Europe, gypsy guitarist Django Reinhardt blends jazz with his own musical traditions. In New York Billie Holiday is unofficial queen despite a growing addiction to narcotics. Duke Ellington, assisted...

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Publisher / Publication Date: PBS DVD 2000

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 781 Burns

Weir, Alison

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FICTION Weir

Abbott, Karen

Summary: "The never-before-told story of four real-life women who risked everything to take on a life of espionage during the Civil War"--Provided by publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.785 Abbott

Kerr, Philip

Summary: "New York Times-bestselling author Philip Kerr treats readers to his beloved hero's origins, exploring Bernie Gunther's first weeks on Berlin's Murder Squad. A portrait of Bernie Gunther in his twenties: He's young, but he's seen four bloody years of trench warfare. And he's not stupid. So when he receives a promotion and a ticket out of Vice squad, he knows he's not really leaving behind the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2019

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY Kerr