A Good Place to Hide: How One French Community Saved Thousands of Lives in World War II

A Good Place to Hide: How One French Community Saved Thousands of Lives in World War II

by Peter Grose

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781605986920
Publisher: Pegasus Books
Publication date: 04/15/2015
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 529,126
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Peter Grose is a former journalist and literary agent. He is also the former publisher at Secker and Warburg. A Good Place to Hide is Grose's American debut.

Table of Contents

Maps vii

Introduction ix

Prologue xii

Part I Preparation

1 Pastors 3

2 War 26

3 Camps 48

Part II Refuge

4 Jews 59

5 Fun 74

6 Rebellion 86

Part III Occupation

7 Fresh blood 107

8 Forgers 122

9 Arrest 134

10 Switzerland 148

11 Smugglers 160

12 Germans 173

Part IV Resistance

13 Violence 191

14 Invasion 208

Part V Liberation

15 Guns 225

16 Victory 245

Conclusion 265

Whatever happened to …? 280

Appendix 1 Huguenots 287

Appendix 2 The weapons of the spirit 304

Acknowledgements 309

Notes 315

Bibliography 322

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