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A world elsewhere

Sigrid von Hoyningen-Huene MacRae

A world elsewhere

an American woman in wartime Germany

by Sigrid von Hoyningen-Huene MacRae

  • 104 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Family,
  • Aristocracy (Social class),
  • Love-letters,
  • Married people,
  • Americans,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Intercountry marriage,
  • Refugees,
  • Biography,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 204-207) and index.

    StatementSigrid MacRae
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCT1097.H69 M33 2014
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 310 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
    Number of Pages310
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27164224M
    ISBN 100670015830
    ISBN 109780670015832
    LC Control Number2014004501
    OCLC/WorldCa885982246

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