In 1989, the Berlin Wall fell; shortly afterwards the two Germanies reunited, and East Germany ceased to exist. Anna Funder tells extraordinary tales from the underbelly of the former East Germany. In a country where the headquarters of the secret police could become a museum literally overnight, and one in 50 East Germans were informing on their fellow citizens, there are thousands of captivating stories.
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When Hitler seizes power in 1933, a tight-knit group of friends and lovers suddenly become hunted outlaws overnight. Dora, liberated and fearless; her lover, the great playwright Ernst Toller; Ruth; and Ruth's journalist husband, Hans, find refuge in London. There, using secret contacts deep inside the Nazi regime, they take breathtaking risks to warn the world of Hitler's plans for war. But England is not the safe haven they think it will be, and a single, chilling act of betrayal will tear them apart.... Based on true events, All That I Am is testament to some of the earliest - now forgotten - heroes of the resistance to Hitler.
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Fonti ufficiose affermano che nella Germania dell'Est gli informatori al servizio della Stasi, la potente polizia segreta, fossero una persona ogni sei abitanti e nel dopo-1989, all'apertura degli archivi, con grande sorpresa si è scoperto quante famiglie allevassero al proprio interno informatori incaricati di riferire allo stato i pensieri e le aspirazioni dei propri familiari. In un libro scritto con una suggestiva tonalità narrativa, Anna Funder ci riconduce in quell'esperienza.
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A thrilling tale and powerful love story that tells the heroic and tragic true story of the German resistance in World War II. When Hitler comes to power in 1933, a tight-knit group of friends and lovers become hunted outlaws overnight. United in their resistance to the madness and tyranny of Nazism, they must flee the country. Dora, passionate and fearless, her lover, the great playwright Ernst Toller, her younger cousin Ruth and Ruth's husband, Hans, find refuge in London.
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2001, Sydney. Ruth Wesemann reçoit un mystérieux paquet qui va la replonger dans son passé, celui de l'entre-deux-guerres et du IIIe Reich. À l'époque, Ruth est une jeune photographe insouciante. En 1933, avec l'avènement d'Hitler, sa vie bascule : résistance, persécution, exil. Depuis la capitale anglaise, elle et son mari, Hans, tentent d'aider ceux qui, restés en Allemagne, s'opposent au Chancelier, et notamment sa cousine, Dora Fabian.
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The unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Anna Funder's All That I Am, a powerful love story that tells the heroic and tragic true story of the German resistance. read by Judy Bennett and Saul Reichlin. One September morning, elderly Ruth Wesemann wakes to the sound of a parcel being delivered to her door. Inside she finds a tattered little notebook. Opening its delicate pages she meets with a flood of memories...
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