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My dearest dietrich : a novel of dietrich bonhoeffer's lost love / Amanda Barratt.

Barratt, Amanda, (author.).
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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle ON-ORDER 1/FIC LG (Text) NCSTL9781432871925 On Order On order -
Tyson Library - Versailles LP BAR (Text) 31070500488446 Adult Large Print Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781432871925
  • Physical Description: 611 pages
  • Edition: Large print.
  • Publisher: waterville : thorndike Press, 2019.

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"A staggering love illuminating the dark corners of a Nazi prison Renowned German pastor and theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer is famous for his resistance to the Nazi regime and for his allegiance to God over government. But what few realize is that the last years of his life also held a love story that rivals any romance novel. Maria von Wedemeyer knows the realities of war. Her beloved father and brother have both been killed on the battlefield. The last thing this spirited young woman needs is to fall for a man under constant surveillance by the Gestapo. How can she give another piece of her heart to a man so likely to share the same final fate? Yet when Dietrich Bonhoeffer, an old family friend, comes to comfort the von Wedemeyers after their losses, she discovers that love isn't always logical. Dietrich himself has determined to keep his distance from romantic attachments. There is too much work to be done for God, and his involvement in the conspiracy is far too important. But when he encounters a woman whose intelligence and conviction match his own, he's unprepared for how easy it is to give away his heart. With their deep love comes risk--and neither Dietrich nor Maria is prepared for just how great that risk soon becomes. Based on detailed historical research, this true love story is at once beautiful and heartrending. My Dearest Dietrich sheds new light on a world-famous theologian . . . and the woman who changed his life"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Bonhoeffer, Dietrich, 1906-1945. > Fiction.
Wedemeyer, Maria von, 1924-1977. > Fiction.
Man-woman relationships > Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 > Fiction.
Genre: Romance fiction.
Historical fiction.

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