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Author Schönpflug, Daniel, 1969- author.

Title A world on edge : the end of the Great War and the dawn of a new age / Daniel Schönpflug ; translated by Jefferson Chase.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : Metropolitan Books ; Henry Holt and Company, [2018]
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  940.314 SCH    AVAILABLE
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Description 300 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Note Originally published: Kometenjahre. Frankfurt am Main : S. Fischer Verlag, 2017.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Prologue -- The beginning of the end -- A day and an hour -- Revolutions -- Dreamland -- A deceptive peace -- The end of beginning -- Epilogue: the tail of the comet.
Summary An internationally recognized historian describes what life was like immediately following the end of World War I for people both famous and ordinary, including Captain Harry Truman, Virginia Woolf, Moina Michael and George Crosz.
Subject World War, 1914-1918 -- Peace.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Biography.
Added Title Kometenjahre. English.
ISBN 9781627797627 (hardcover)
1627797629 (hardcover)
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