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    A Good Place to Hide
    A Good Place to Hide
    How one French community saved thousands of lives in World War II
    'A story resonant in our age ... a grand narrative ... a book to cherish and recommend.' - Thomas Keneally<br/><br/>'Terrific ... an important story deftly told.' - David Williamson<br/><br/>Nobody asked questions, nobody demanded money. Villagers lied, covered up, procrastinated and concealed, but most importantly they welcomed.<br/><br/>This is the story of an isolated community in the upper reaches of the Loire Valley that conspired to save the lives of 3500 Jews under the noses of the Germans and the soldiers of Vichy France. It is the story of a pacifist Protestant pastor who broke laws and defied orders to protect the lives of total strangers. It is the story of an eighteen - year - old Jewish boy from Nice who forged 5000 sets of false identity papers to save other Jews and French Resistance fighters from the Nazi concentration camps. And it is the story of a community of good men and women who offered sanctuary, kindness, solidarity and hospitality to people in desperate need, knowing full well the consequences to themselves.<br/><br/>Powerful and richly told, <i>A Good Place to Hide</i> speaks to the goodness and courage of ordinary people in extraordinary circumstances.
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    Book Author
    Peter Grose
    Genre History
    Binding
    PERFECT BINDING (PAPERBACK)
    Format
    Large Print 16 Pt Edition (Standard Large Print)
    ISBN
    9781459681118
    Publisher
    Allen & Unwin Book Publishers
    Age Range
    General
    Approximate delivery

    Up to 20 business days (?)

    Publication Date
    05-Jun-2014

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