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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Sep 15, 1992 - Biography & Autobiography - 844 pages
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A bestseller in its original German edition and subsequently translated into more than a dozen language, Joachim Fest's Hitler is acclaimed as "the best single volume available on the tortuous life and savage reign of Adolf Hitler" (Time). Ranks as a companion volume to Shirer's The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich and Albert Speer's memoir Inside the Third Reich.

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User Review  - Lewis Weinstein - Goodreads

UPDATE 6/12/13 ... Fest's description of the events of January 1933 is utterly brilliant. So much detail, presenting in such an interesting manner. Plus there are observations and analysis that are ... Read full review

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User Review  - Wendy - Goodreads

3.5 Stars really - a comprehensive look at the life and deeds of one of the central figures of World War II. We all know about the concentration camps, the Holocaust, the forced sterilization and ... Read full review


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About the author (1992)

Joachim Fest is a highly acclaimed historian and journalist, and the author of several widely respected books on Nazi Germany, including The Face of the Third Reich, Plotting Hitler's Death, and Speer. He worked closely with Albert Speer as the editor of Inside the Third Reich and Spandau: The Secret Diaries. He lives near Frankfurt.

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