Prague winter : [electronic resource] a personal story of remembrance and war, 1937-1948 / Madeleine Albright ; with Bill Woodward. - SHERLOC
Prague winter : [electronic resource] a personal story of remembrance and war, 1937-1948 / Madeleine Albright ; with Bill Woodward.
New York : HarperCollins US, ©2012.
9780062030368 (electronic bk.)
0062030361 (electronic bk.)
1 online resource
World War, 1939-1945 -- Czechoslovakia.
Jewish families -- Czech Republic -- Prague -- Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Czech Republic -- Prague.
Albright, Madeleine Korbel -- Family.
Albright, Madeleine Korbel -- Childhood and youth.
Czechoslovakia -- History -- 1938-1945.
Prague (Czech Republic) -- Biography.
Prague (Czech Republic) -- History -- 20th century.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
From former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright comes a moving and thoughtful memoir of her formative years in Czechoslovakia during the tumult of Nazi occupation, World War II, fascism, and the onset of the Cold War. Publisher's description.
Setting out -- Pt. 1: Before March 15, 1939. An unwelcome guest ; Tales of Bohemia ; The competition ; The linden tree ; A favorable impression ; Out from behind the mountains ; "We must go on being cowards" ; A hopeless task -- Part two: April 1939-April 1942. Starting over ; Occupation and resistance ; The lamps go out ; The irresistible force ; Fire in the sky ; The alliance comes together ; The crown of Wenceslas -- Pt. 3: May 1942-April 1945. Day of the assassins ; Auguries of genocide ; Terezin ; The bridge too far ; Cried-out eyes ; Doodlebugs and gooney birds ; Hitler's end -- Pt. 4: May 1945-November 1948. No angels ; Unpatched ; A world big enough to keep us apart ; A precarious balance ; Struggle for a nation's soul ; A failure to communicate ; The fall ; Sands through the hour-glass -- The next chapter -- Guide to personalities -- Time lines.