A Native's Return, 1945-1988

Product Number: EB00736780
Released: Sep 27, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780795334177
Publisher: RosettaBooks
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The prominent journalist, historian, and author—an eyewitness to some of the most pivotal events of the twentieth century—tells the story of his final years. In the third book of a three-volume series, William Shirer recounts his return to Berlin after the Third Reich's defeat, his shocking firing by CBS News, and his final visit to Paris sixty years after he first lived there as a cub reporter in the 1920s. It paints a bittersweet picture of his final decades, friends lost to old age, and a changing world. More personal than the first two volumes, this final installment takes an unflinching look at the author's own struggles after World War II—and his vindication after the publication of The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, his most acclaimed work. It also provides intimate details of his often-troubled marriage. This book gives readers a surprising and moving account of the last years of a true historian—and an important witness to history.

Author(s): William L. Shirer
Series: Twentieth Century Journey Series No: 3
Original Publish Date: Jan 30, 2014

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