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The longest night / Otto de Kat ; translated from the Dutch by Laura Watkinson.

Kat, Otto de, 1946- (author.). Watkinson, Laura, (translator.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
LaGrange Co PL - LaGrange Main Library LEASED F KAT (Text) 30477101097917 Adult: New Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781681441993
  • ISBN: 1681441993
  • Physical Description: 168 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : MacLehose Press, an imprint of Quercus, 2017.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: "Since the liberation of the Netherlands in May 1945, Emma Verweij has been living in Rotterdam, on a street held together by the powerful bonds of friendship formed among neighbors during the Second World War. She has worked hard to block out the war years she spent in Nazi Berlin, when she was married to her first husband, Carl. Eventually, Emma married Bruno, her second husband, and they had two sons together. Now ninety-six years old and on the eve of her own death, Emma is besieged by long-forgotten memories that crowd into her consciousness despite their long banishment, along with flashbacks of happier years and of the terrible tragedy of the war. She reflects on her marriage to Carl, a "good" German who resisted the Third Reich and paid the ultimate price for it; her father, a Dutch diplomat who secretly worked to help refugees escape the Nazis and to supply the British intelligence service with critical information; and the many friends she has lost, during the war and since."--Jacket flap.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 > Fiction.
Diplomats > Fiction.
Berlin (Germany) > World War, 1939-1945 > Fiction.
Germany > World War, 1939-1945 > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.

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