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Dutch girl : Audrey Hepburn and World War II / Robert Matzen.

Matzen, Robert, 1957- (author). Dotti, Luca, 1970- (writer of foreword).
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria B HEP (Text) 37521530987546 AMPL Adult New Nonfiction Shelf Checked out 08/24/2020
Clinton PL - Clinton B HEPBURN (Text) 36806002110565 NEW ITEMS Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781732273580 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 1732273588 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: xiii, 359 pages, [24] unnumbered pages of plates : photographs (some color), map, genealogical table ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania : GoodKnight Books, an imprint of Paladin Communications, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Foreward by Luca Dotti. --cover
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes selected bibliography (pages 348-351) and index (pages 352-359).
Formatted Contents Note:
 Part I: Cauldron. Rapture ; The blood of Frisia ; Exile ; Edda ; The unthinkable ; Dancer -- Part II: Long live Oranje!. Pencil scratches ; Unacceptable ; Born for the spotlight ; Death candidate ; Paranoid ; The secret -- Part III: Resistance. Soul sister ; Just Dutchmen ; Warmest praise ; Black evenings ; Het vaderland ; If, if, if ; The hun on the run -- Part IV: The liberators. The Netherlands in five days ; Ultimatum ; The devil's picnic ; Cakewalk ; Aflame ; Champagne for one -- Part V: Toys. The princess ; Hunters ; The magic stamp ; Streaking evil ; Peace on earth. Yeah, right -- Part VI: Pursued. A tree ; The race ; Gates of hell ; First cigarette ; Sorting ; Crossroads ; Completely nuts ; Peace.
Summary, etc.:
Near the end of 1939, ten-year-old Audrey Hepburn flew from boarding school in England into the Netherlands, which would soon become a war zone. What she experienced in five years of Nazi occupation has never been explored until now. Dutch Girl sets the story straight, revealing the Nazi past of Audrey's parents and how their daughter dealt with this information. The book examines her career as an acclaimed young ballerina, her involvement with the Dutch Resistance, an active role tending wounded, and dark months in the line of fire as the end drew near for the Nazi regime.
Target Audience Note:
General Adult.
Subject: Hepburn, Audrey, 1929-1993
Motion picture actors and actresses > Netherlands > Biography.
Motion picture actors and actresses > United States > Biography.
Motion picture actors and actresses.
Actors > United States > Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 > Netherlands.
World War, 1939-1945 > Women.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women.
HISTORY / Military / World War II.
Genre: Biographies.
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