Forty Autumns

A Family's Story of Courage and Survival on Both Sides of the Berlin Wall
CD - unabridged
Audio (8 discs)
Product Number: DD28689
Released: Oct 04, 2016
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ISBN: #9781441740397
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In this illuminating and deeply moving memoir, a former American military intelligence officer goes beyond traditional Cold War espionage tales to tell the true story of her family-of five women separated by the Iron Curtain for more than forty years, and their miraculous reunion after the fall of the Berlin Wall.

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Author(s): Nina Willner
Narrator(s): Cassandra Campbell
Product Number Z100115415
Released: Oct 04, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: HarperAudio
ISBN: #9780062564856
Author(s): Nina Willner
Product Number EB00632318
Released: Oct 04, 2016
Business Term: 26 Circ
Publisher: William Morrow
ISBN: #9780062410337

Professional reviews

"Nina Willner's memoir features her mother, who escaped to West Berlin, leaving her family behind the Iron Curtain. At 20, Hanna embraces her newfound freedom but is filled with worry about her family. Cassandra Campbell's narration depicts the period of the Cold War well and conveys a deep longing that mirrors Hanna's pain and loss. News of her family through the years gives Hanna assurances that her family remains close and is thriving in spite of the Communist regime. Campbell's portrayal of Hanna's emotional arc reflects a deep understanding of self-preservation and love of family. E.B. © AudioFile 2016, Portland, Maine"

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