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Author Dos, Margarete, 1924-2005.

Title Letters from Berlin [Axis 360 electronic resource] : a story of war, survival, and the redeeming power of love and friendship / Margarete Dos and Kerstin Lieff.

Imprint Guilford, CT : Lyons Press, c2013.
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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 358 p.) : ill., map.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 350-358).
Contents Part I. Paradise Lost, 1933-1942 -- Paradise -- Am I Still the Way We Used to Be? -- An Important Man Arrives -- A City I Would Fall in Love With -- The Night of Broken Glass -- The Announcement Came -- That's Just How It Is Now -- Part II. Bombs on Berlin, 1942-1945 -- In the Bunkers -- I'll Be Home in No Time -- You'll Study Medicine -- The Professor with the Gray Boots -- You'll Not Recognize It -- The Twentieth of July -- Horse Carts and Children -- Who Will Save Us? -- The Final Days -- It's Over -- Part III. Journey to a New Life, 1945-1949 -- A Sharp Turn -- Stay Small -- Snow -- The Seasons Changed -- You Still Have Hope -- The Wide-Open Nothingness -- Mutti Was Stoic -- How I Came to Kiel -- The Man Who Had Been to Canada -- Coda: Sweden, 1952 -- The Lake -- Letters to My Beloved Franzel -- Epilogue.
Summary "The stunning memoir of a girl coming of age in Hitler's Germany, her subsequent imprisonment in the Russian Gulag, and her posthumously discovered love letters to a mysterious soldier on the front-written during the final siege of Berlin."--Book jacket.
Subject Dos, Margarete, 1924-2005.
Dos, Margarete, 1924-2005 -- Correspondence.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Germany -- Berlin.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, German.
Nurses -- Germany -- Berlin -- Biography.
Deutsches Rotes Kreuz -- Biography.
Berlin (Germany) -- Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care -- Germany -- Berlin.
Prisoners of war -- Russia (Federation) -- Novomoskovsk -- Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Soviet.
Genre Electronic books.
Added Author Lieff, Kerstin, 1952-
Baker & Taylor Axis 360
Other Form: Print version: Dos, Margarete, 1924-2005. Letters from Berlin. Guilford, CT : Lyons Press, c2013 9780762777983 (DLC) 2012006257 (OCoLC)780288656
ISBN 9780762789733 (electronic bk.)
0762789735 (electronic bk.)
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