1941: Our Lives in a Year on the Edge

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Harper & Row, 1988 - History - 516 pages
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Captures the turbulence of a historic year that saw Germany poised on the brink of victory, Roosevelt negotiating with the Japanese, the publication of "For Whom the Bell Tolls," and DiMaggio's fifty-six-game hitting streak

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1941: our lives in a world on the edge

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Bounding from last year's masterful depiction in 1919: The Year Our World Began ( LJ 8/87), Klingaman now portrays in his absorbing style the vital year of 1941. By alternating information on everyday ... Read full review


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