In Europe

In Europe

Travels Through the Twentieth Century

Book - 2007
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Journalist Mak spent the year of 1999 criss-crossing the continent, tracing the history of Europe from Verdun to Berlin, Saint Petersburg to Auschwitz, Kiev to Srebrenica. He set off in search of evidence and witnesses, looking to define the condition of Europe at the verge of a new millennium. In the voices of prominent figures and unknown players, Mak combines the larger story of twentieth-century Europe with details that give it a face, a taste and a smell. His unique approach makes the reader an eyewitness to a half-forgotten past, full of unknown peculiarities, sudden insights and touching encounters. This book reads like an epic novel of Europe's most extraordinary century.--From publisher description.
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, c2007
ISBN: 9780375424953
0375424954
Branch Call Number: 940.5 M289I
Characteristics: xvi, 876 p. : maps ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Garrett, Sam

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