The Year Is '42

A Novel
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Author(s): Nella Bielski
Original Publish Date: Dec 18, 2007
Product Number: EB00170350
Released: Dec 30, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780307429643
Publisher: Vintage
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Description

Wehrmacht officer Karl Bazinger is living the high life in Occupied Paris. But with his glamorous dinner companions and his open disdain for the Nazis, he begins to attract the attention of the SS. He is drawn into further trouble when he receives a suspicious visit from a friend who may be involved in resistance activities. To lower his profile, Karl requests a transfer to Kiev, where he discovers the extent of the Nazi atrocities. He then begins to suffer from a mysterious ailment, and through the ministrations of a beautiful Russian doctor, he finds his vital reconnection to hope. Urbane, subtle, and elegiac, The Year is '42 is a moving portrait of ordinary lives lived under the extraordinary circumstances of war. From the Trade Paperback edition.

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