Ralph Freedman was born in Germany in 1920 and emigrated to the United States in 1940. After serving in the US Army in Tunisia and Italy he wrote his prize-winning novel, Divided. Following his doctorate at Yale, he taught at the University of Iowa, Princeton, and Emory. He has written five books, including biographies of Rilke and Hesse, a new novel, Rue the Day, and the current Divided.
Dividedby Ralph Freedman
"...Divided is the
A World War II era novel about love, betrayal, honor and loss, Divided focuses on a small Austrian town in the tension-filled days between the German retreat and the Russian occupation. A small unit of American intelligence agents try to root out the remaining Nazi sympathizers and prepare the town and themselves for the changes peace will bring.
"...Divided is the first novel recommended by The Reserve Officer--with no holds barred as to its excellence in treating one of the most dramatic situations in history. Against the tense background of fear and internal division that dominated post-war Kleinbach, a small Austrian town occupied by the American Army, Ralph Freedman has projected this powerful book.
"Divided ... wins ROA's recommendation as real good reading for every officer of the Armed Forces."
The Reserve Officer, September 1948.
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