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The past in hiding

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This volume is the story of a historian, Mark Roseman, and his relationship with Marianne Ellenbogen (nee Strauss) - an elderly Liverpool resident with a remarkable past. This chance meeting between an expert on Germany and a survivor of the most terrible event in Germany's history had an impact that neither party could have anticipated.;Roseman interviewed Marianne Ellenbogen several times about her experiences, but then - after Marianne's death in 1996 - he found himself with access to a vast range of papers secreted in their house - photos, diaries, letters. This book is about the extraordinary physical and emotional journey these papers provoked -it is a detective story, a love story, a story of great courage and survival under impossible conditions.;Drawing on interviews with those who knew Marianne, on countless papers and on Roseman's wider knowledge of the Third Reich, this story s also about a historian's investigation into the nature of memory - about a past that remained "in hiding" for more than 50 years.

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ISBN-10:
071399374X
ISBN-13:
9780713993745
Publisher:
Allen Lane

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This volume is the story of a historian, Mark Roseman, and his relationship with Marianne Ellenbogen (nee Strauss) - an elderly Liverpool resident with a remarkable past. This chance meeting between an expert on Germany and a survivor of the most terrible event in Germany's history had an impact that neither party could have anticipated.;Roseman interviewed Marianne Ellenbogen several times about her experiences, but then - after Marianne's death in 1996 - he found himself with access to a vast range of papers secreted in their house - photos, diaries, letters. This book is about the extraordinary physical and emotional journey these papers provoked -it is a detective story, a love story, a story of great courage and survival under impossible conditions.;Drawing on interviews with those who knew Marianne, on countless papers and on Roseman's wider knowledge of the Third Reich, this story s also about a historian's investigation into the nature of memory - about a past that remained "in hiding" for more than 50 years.

PLU:
0
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
071399374X
ISBN-13:
9780713993745
Publisher:
Allen Lane

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