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Simon, Marie

Summary: Follows the true story of a young Jewish woman who vanished into the city and lived under an assumed identity, relying on safe houses, foreign workers, and communists in order to survive in World War II Berlin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SIMON, MARIE SIM

Wyden, Peter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1992

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5316 WYD

Willner, Nina

Summary: "In this illuminating and deeply moving memoir, a former American military intelligence officer goes beyond traditional Cold War espionage tales to tell the true story of her family--of five women separated by the Iron Curtain for more than forty years, and their miraculous reunion after the fall of the Berlin Wall. Forty Autumns makes visceral the pain and longing of one family forced to live...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2016

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Spillman, Rob

Summary: Rob Spillman, editor of Tin House magazine, has led a life defined by restless searching. Born in Germany to two extremely driven musicians, his childhood was spent among the West Berlin cognoscenti, in the epicenter of a city two hundred miles behind the Iron Curtain. There, the Berlin Wall stood as a stark reminder of the split between suppressed dreams and freedom of expression, and the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SPILLMAN, ROB SPI

Summary: Presents the story of Knut, a polar bear born at the Berlin Zoo, whose mother was unable to raise him and who was cared for by the bear keeper of the zoo, with additional information on how polar bears are being threatened by global warming.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 599.78 Hat

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 599.786 HAT

Raven, Margot Theis.

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: The true story of a young German girl, Mercedes Simon, and of the American pilot, Gail Halvorsen, who shared hope and joy with the children of West Berlin by dropping candy-filled parachutes during the Airlift.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2002

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 943 Rav

Summary: Profiles twelve contemporary artists from three urban centers: Berlin, Johannesburg, and the San Francisco Bay Area.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2018

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV ART

Schaap, Jeremy.

Summary: In 1936, against a backdrop of swastikas flying and storm troopers goose-stepping, an African American son of sharecroppers won a staggering four Olympic gold medals and single-handedly crushed Hitler's myth of Aryan supremacy. This is the intimate and complex tale of the courage of one remarkable man.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Audio 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 OWENS, JESSE SCH

Schneider, Peter

Summary: "A vibrant look at Berlin--perhaps Europe's most exciting city--since the fall of the Wall"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 943 SCH

O'Reilly, Bill.

Summary: "By early 1945, the destruction of the German Nazi State seems certain. The Allied forces, led by American generals George S. Patton and Dwight D. Eisenhower, are gaining control of Europe, leaving German leaders scrambling. Facing defeat, Adolf Hitler flees to a secret bunker with his new wife, Eva Braun, and his beloved dog, Blondi. It is there that all three would meet their end, thus ending...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Audiobooks, Call number: YA 943.086 ORE

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 943.0860 ORE

Summary: "On May 8, 1945, Adolf Hitler and his Thousand Year Reich were crushed to extinction between Russia and the Allied forces. Join The History Channel in a look back at the individuals and events surrounding this watershed day. It captures both the celebrations and the heartbreak of the end of the European war; chronicling our reentry into a post-Hitler world that could never be the same...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2005

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV V-E