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Author McClafferty, Carla Killough, 1958-
Title In defiance of Hitler : the secret mission of Varian Fry / Carla Killough McClafferty.
Pub Info New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2008.
Rating
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Cotuit Children's Room  JB Fry     AVAILABLE
 Edgartown-Children Coll.  J 940.53 M     AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Descript 196 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Note Accelerated Reader MG+ 7.7 8 8 125849
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. [181]-188) and index.
Contents Witness -- Preparation -- Papers -- Choices -- Plans -- Escape -- Spy -- Undercover -- Enemies -- Betrayed -- Expelled -- Aftermath -- Remembered.
Summary At a time when most Americans ignored the atrocities going on in Europe in 1940, American journalist Varian Fry put himself in great danger to save strangers in a foreign land. He was instrumental in the rescue of more than 2,000 refugees, including novelist Heinrich Mann and artist Marc Chagall.
Subject Fry, Varian, 1907-1967.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue -- France.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- France.
Righteous Gentiles in the Holocaust -- United States -- Biography.
War correspondents -- United States -- Biography.
Alt Title Secret mission of Varian Fry
ISBN 9780374382049
0374382042
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