The Resource A train in winter : a story of resistance, friendship and survival, Caroline Moorehead, (electronic resource)

A train in winter : a story of resistance, friendship and survival, Caroline Moorehead, (electronic resource)

Label
A train in winter : a story of resistance, friendship and survival
Title
A train in winter
Title remainder
a story of resistance, friendship and survival
Statement of responsibility
Caroline Moorehead
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Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
They were teachers, students, chemists, writers, and housewives--a singer at the Paris Opera, a midwife, a dental surgeon. They distributed anti-Nazi leaflets, printed subversive newspapers, hid resisters, spirited Jews to safety, transported weapons, and conveyed clandestine messages. The youngest was a schoolgirl of fifteen who scrawled "V" for victory on the walls of her lycée; the eldest, a farmer's wife in her sixties who harbored escaped Allied airmen. Strangers to each other, hailing from villages and cities from across France, these brave women were united in hatred and defiance of their Nazi occupiers. Eventually the Gestapo hunted down 230 of these women and imprisoned them in a fort outside Paris. Separated from home and loved ones, these disparate individuals turned to one another, their common experience conquering divisions of age, education, profession, and class as they found solace and strength in their deep affection and camaraderie. In January 1943, they were sent to their final destination: Auschwitz. Only forty-nine would return to France
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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Moorehead, Caroline
Dewey number
940.530820944
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not applicable
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not applicable
LC call number
D802.F8
LC item number
M6367 2012ab
Literary text for sound recordings
history
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PerformerNote
Read by Wanda McCaddon
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • McCaddon, Wanda
  • Blackstone Audio, Inc
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Women concentration camp inmates
  • Women prisoners of war
  • Female friendship
  • HISTORY / Military / World War II
  • France
Target audience
adult
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Label
A train in winter : a story of resistance, friendship and survival, Caroline Moorehead, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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Unabridged
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unknown
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unknown
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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unknown
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spoken word
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spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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Extent
1 sound file (11 hr., 56 min., 47 sec.)
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unknown
Form of item
online
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not applicable
Isbn
9781455160259
Isbn Type
(electronic audio bk.)
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not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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digital.
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4ae3be49-5c61-4648-8c94-c20fef604e2c
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Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
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System control number
(OCoLC)810203340
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  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 171693 KB; MP3 file size: 336093 KB)
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Label
A train in winter : a story of resistance, friendship and survival, Caroline Moorehead, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
Unabridged
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Extent
1 sound file (11 hr., 56 min., 47 sec.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781455160259
Isbn Type
(electronic audio bk.)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
4ae3be49-5c61-4648-8c94-c20fef604e2c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
System control number
(OCoLC)810203340
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 171693 KB; MP3 file size: 336093 KB)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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