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Resistance Women From the New York Times bestselling author of Mrs Lincoln s Dressmaker, an enthralling historical saga that recreates the danger, romance, and sacrifice of an era and brings to life one courageous, passionate American Mildred Fish Harnack and her circle of women friends who waged a clandestine battle against Hitler in Nazi Berlin.After Wisconsin graduate student Mildred Fish marries brilliant German economist Arvid Harnack, she accompanies him to his German homeland, where a promising future awaits In the thriving intellectual culture of 1930s Berlin, the newlyweds create a rich new life filled with love, friendships, and rewarding work but the rise of a malevolent new political faction inexorably changes their fate.As Adolf Hitler and his Nazi Party wield violence and lies to seize power, Mildred, Arvid, and their friends resolve to resist Mildred gathers intelligence for her American contacts, including Martha Dodd, the vivacious and very modern daughter of the US ambassador Her German friends, aspiring author Greta Kuckoff and literature student Sara Weitz, risk their lives to collect information from journalists, military officers, and officials within the highest levels of the Nazi regime.For years, Mildred s network stealthily fights to bring down the Third Reich from within But when Nazi radio operatives detect an errant Russian signal, the Harnack resistance cell is exposed, with fatal consequences.Inspired by actual events, Resistance Women is an enthralling, unforgettable story of ordinary people determined to resist the rise of evil, sacrificing their own lives and liberty to fight injustice and defend the oppressed. Read Resistance Women by Jennifer Chiaverini – webpolitics.us

ç UnlimitedRead Resistance WomenPDF Author Jennifer Chiaverini – webpolitics.us
  • Hardcover
  • 608 pages
  • Resistance Women
  • Jennifer Chiaverini
  • English
  • 08 September 2018
  • 0062841106

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  1. says:

    This is my first experience with Chiaverini and I am impressed From 1929 through 1946, three women look on in horror as the Nazi Party rises and comes into power Mildred Harnack is an American intellectual married to a German and Greta Kuckhoff is a hopeful German writer formerly enrolled at the University of Wisconsin where she met the Harnacks Their stories are factual and both are members of the Red Orchestra, a resistance cell operating in Berlin Sara Weitz is a Jewish German literature This is my first experience with Chiaverini and I am impressed From 1929 through 1946, three women look on in horror as the Nazi Party rises and comes into power Mildred Harnack is an American intellectual married to a German and Greta Kuckhoff is a hopeful German writer formerly enrolled at the University of Wisconsin where she met the Harnacks Their stories are factual and both are members of the Red Orchestra, a resistance cell operating in Berlin Sara Weitz is a Jewish German literature student and enrolled in Harnack s lectures She is a composite of Jewish members of the Red Orchestra Having read a number of WWII nonfiction books, the historical accuracy is probably the best I ve read within the subgenre of historical fiction Don t ex...


  2. says:

    Just started this book and feel an eerie similarity to our current situation in the United States as the unthinkable builds in 1930 s Germany Well written if not fast paced The slow pace of the book provides a sense of the unthinkable unfol...


  3. says:

    Going into this book I thought I knew what to expect, but not in this detail, and not when I felt that I needed to get out of there and leave When I think about those that stay and then what happened, I thought about staying in my own home, it s mine why should I leave, and that mentality could get them killed.Through the author we get to walk on the streets of Berlin during this horrific time, and we put faces to those who can see what is happening and do what they can to help thwart this evil Going into this book I thought I knew what to expect, but not in this detail, and not when I felt that I needed to get out of there and leave When I think about those that stay and then what happened, I thought about staying in my own home, it s mine why should I leave, and that mentality could get them killed.Through the author we get to walk on the streets of Berlin during this horrific time, and we put faces to thos...


  4. says:

    One of the best books I ve read I could not put it down for the first 400 pages My reading pace slowed as I neared the end because I d fallen in love with the characters, and I didn t want their stories to end as I knew they would This excellent work needs to be on everyone s to read list.


  5. says:

    Meet the women Mildred, an American, is married to Arvid Harnack, a German She is teaching in Berlin, working on her Doctorate, vowing to stay in Germany with her husband Greta Kuckoff, recently returned to Berlin from Wisconsin She is a writer, with not many options Her lover is Adam, who is married, but insists he will soon be free Sara Weitz is a Jew and a student of Mildred s Her parents have been able to flee to Switzerland, while Sara remains in Germany with her brother Natan.In Meet the women Mildred, an American, is married to Arvid Harnack, a German She is teaching in Berlin, working on her Doctorate, vowing to stay in Germany with her husband Greta Kuckoff, recently returned to Berlin from Wisconsin She is a writer, with not many options Her lover is Adam, who is married, but insists he will soon be free Sara Weitz is a Jew and a student of Mildred s Her parents have been able to flee to Switzerland, while Sara remains in Germany with her brother Natan.Into this mix of determined and devoted women comes Martha Dodd, daughter of the American Ambassador, who has remarkable contacts and is able to help in ways no one else can Following the lives of these women as they view with incredulity and then with horror the changes that are taking place in their country, until they see no choice but t...


  6. says:

    Thanks to Goodreads and Wm Morrow for this ARC.I struggled with this book until I dropped it at page 59 I usually enjoy WWII historical books but this one was just too heavy for me literally and figuratively since it was 586 pages I ve read so many historical books about WWII that I felt this book was not for me.This is my first book by this author and I ve heard of her other books which are a lighter read and she s sur...


  7. says:

    3.5 stars rounded up to 4 I did enjoy this book but it moved too slowly in several parts.


  8. says:

    This ambitious World War II novel is vast in its historical record and scope, taking us from the beginning of Hitler s rise to power through the end of the war, focusing in detail on the sociological and historical aspects of the rise of Nazism and Hitler, and the attempts by a few brave souls to withstand and resist and finally to just survive the onslaught of the horrors the characters face that grow larger andincomprehensible every year.The author s grasp of the period is amazing, and s This ambitious World War II novel is vast in its historical record and scope, taking us from the beginning of Hitler s rise to power through the end of the war, focusing in detail on the sociological and historical aspects of the rise of Nazism and Hitler, and the attempts by a few brave souls to withstand and resist and finally to just survive the onslaught of the horrors the characters face that grow larger andincomprehensible every year.The author s grasp of the period is amazing, and she conveys the realities of the time in Germany very well There are broad historical brushstrokes as well asdetailed looks at what everyday life must have been like for your average German citizen, who found herself swept up in the madness of the National Socialist moveme...


  9. says:

    I received a copy of this book in a Goodreads giveaway.When I hear the term Resistance used in the context of World War II, I immediately think of the British and French operating in Vichy France during the war, so I was surprised to find that this book dealt mostly with the pre war years in Germany itself I learned a great deal about the factors in Hitler s rise to power and the heroic men and women who did all they could to bring about the downfall of the Third Reich, even into the early ye I received a copy of this book in a Goodreads giveaway.When I hear the term Resistance used in the context of World War II, I immediately think of the British and French operating in Vichy France during the war, so I was surprised to find that this book dealt mostly with the pre war years in Germany itself I learned a great deal about the factors in Hitler s rise to power and the heroic men and women who did all they could to bring about the downfall of the Third Reich, even into the early years of the war, many even to the point of forfeiting their lives The fact that most of these characters were real people rather than fictional creations gave the story evenimpact The length of the book was somewhat intimidating I wish it were 150 200 pages shorter, although I m not sure how that could have been a...


  10. says:

    I am still reading this book, I have been struggling with it I have loved Jennifer Chiaverini s other books, this one so far not so much I couldn t finish it, I skimmed thru the rest of it, and only read the ending to see what happe...

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