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  • Published: New York : Random House Large Print, 2011.
  • Year Published: 2011
  • Description: 676 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Large Type

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  • 9780739378144
  • 0739378147

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In the garden of beasts : love, terror, and an American family in Hitler's Berlin

by Larson, Erik., 1954-

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Call number: Large Print 943.086 La

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Documents the efforts of the first American ambassador to Hitler's Germany, William E. Dodd, to acclimate to a residence in an increasingly violent city where he is forced to associate with the Nazis while his daughter pursues a relationship with Gestapo chief Rudolf Diels.

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an unlikely ambassador

This book tells the story of William Dodd, American ambassador to Germany in the pre-war years. This book was an interesting view of a slice of history when the world was on the verge of a catastrophic war.

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