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The Resource 33 days : a memoir, Léon Werth ; translated by Austin Denis Johnston ; with introduction by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

33 days : a memoir, Léon Werth ; translated by Austin Denis Johnston ; with introduction by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Label
33 days : a memoir
Title
33 days
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Léon Werth ; translated by Austin Denis Johnston ; with introduction by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Title variation
Thirty-three days
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Author
Author of introduction
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Language
eng
Summary
"A rare eyewitness account by an important author of fleeing the Nazis' march on Paris in 1940, featuring a never-before-published introduction by Antoine de Saint-Exupery. In June of 1940, Leon Werth and his wife fled Paris before the advancing Nazis Army. 33 Days is his eyewitness account of that experience, one of the largest civilian dispacements in history. Encouraged to write 33 Days by his dear friend, Antoine de Saint-Exupery, author of The Little Prince, Werth finished the manuscript while in hiding in the Jura mountains. Saint-Exupery smuggled the manuscript out of Nazi-occupied France, wrote an introduction to the work and arranged for its publication in the United States by Brentanos. But the publication never came to pass, and Werth's manuscript would disappear for more than fifty years until the first French edition, in 1992. It has since become required reading in French schools. This, the first-ever English language translation of 33 Days, includes Saint-Exupery's original introduction ("Letter to a friend") for the book, long thought to be lost. It is presented it here for the first time in any language. After more than seventy years, 33 Days appears--complete and as it was fully intended"--
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Biography type
autobiography
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DLC
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1878-1955
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Werth, Léon
Dewey number
  • 848/.91209
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
PQ2645.E7
LC item number
A1813 2015
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1900-1944
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  • Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de
  • Johnston, Austin Denis
Series statement
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  • Werth, Léon
  • Authors, French
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Paris (France)
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
  • HISTORY / Military / World War II
  • HISTORY / Europe / France
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33 days : a memoir, Léon Werth ; translated by Austin Denis Johnston ; with introduction by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
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9781612194257.jpg
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volume
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1602675
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First Melville House printing.
Extent
116 pages
Isbn
9781612194257
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2015002131
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1602675
  • (Sirsi) 1602675
  • (OCoLC)884298198
Label
33 days : a memoir, Léon Werth ; translated by Austin Denis Johnston ; with introduction by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Link
9781612194257.jpg
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1602675
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First Melville House printing.
Extent
116 pages
Isbn
9781612194257
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2015002131
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1602675
  • (Sirsi) 1602675
  • (OCoLC)884298198

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