Item Details

The Unwanted: America, Auschwitz, and a Village Caught in Between

Michael Dobbs
Format
Book
Published
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2019.
Edition
First edition
Language
English
ISBN
9781524733193, 1524733199
Summary
"The powerfully told story of a group of German Jews desperately seeking American visas to escape the Nazis, and an illuminating account of America's struggle with the refugee crisis caused by the rise of Hitler. Official tie-in to the U.S. Holocaust Museum multi-year exhibit"--
Contents
  • Foreword by Sara Bloomfield
  • 1. November 1938
  • 2. Visa lines
  • 3. FDR
  • 4. Kippenheim
  • 5. Flight
  • 6. Save our souls
  • 7. Fifth column
  • 8. Gurs
  • 9. Marseille-Martinique
  • 10. Les milles
  • 11. Enemy aliens
  • 12. To the East
  • 13. Epilogue: Remembering.
Description
xiii, 346 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Notes
  • A Borzoi book.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages [319]-322) and index.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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