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My mother's war : the incredible true story of how a resistance fighter survived three concentration camps / Eva Taylor.

Taylor, Eva, (author.).

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  • 0 of 1 copy available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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2 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Fertile Public Library 921 ZUU (Text) 33500013590062 New Checked out 06/08/2022

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781335469533
  • ISBN: 1335469532
  • Physical Description: 205 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada : Hanover Square Press, [2022]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-205).
Summary, etc.:
Drawing on an astonishing archive of letters, which revealed life during wartime, a true story follows a beautiful, young Dutch resistance fighter and underground war hero who spent two years in three concentration camps during World War II.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2022 March #1
    Sabine Zuur, WWII Dutch Resistance fighter, did everything she could to aid the Allied powers against the German conquest over Europe. Hiding various Resistance members in her home was a dangerous task, one that led to betrayal, arrest, and being sent from one concentration camp to another. Taylor, daughter of Sabine and Dutch war hero Peter Tazelaar, brings her mother's fight for freedom to life here. Using a vast array of personal letters smuggled to Sabine in her laundry, Taylor paints life in Nazi concentration camps in stark detail. This is the story of Sabine's quiet, stubborn, unrelenting heroism in the face of Amersfoort, Ravensbrück, and Mauthausen camps and her unwavering will to survive. There is an authenticity and urgency to Sabine's story that isn't found in other accounts of the time, a story found amid box upon box of letters never shared with Taylor, but one which Sabine knew had to be saved. Readers of memoirs and wartime stories will find this especially engaging. Copyright 2022 Booklist Reviews.

Subject: Zuur, Sabine.
World War, 1939-1945 > Underground movements > Netherlands.
World War, 1939-1945 > Women > Netherlands.
Nazi concentration camp inmates > Biography.
Women Nazi concentration camp inmates > Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 > Prisoners and prisons.
Netherlands > History > German occupation, 1940-1945.
Genre: Biography

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