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The short, strange life of Herschel Grynszpan : a boy avenger, a Nazi diplomat, and a murder in Paris / Jonathan Kirsch.

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  • ISBN: 9780871404527 (hc)
  • Physical Description: xv, 336 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Liveright Pub., c2013.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references, filmography (p. [315]-320) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The boy avenger -- pt. 1. From Hanover to Paris. The day Hitler dined alone -- The prodigal son -- Tout va bien -- Special handling -- pt. 2. Incident on the Rue de Lille. "So that the world would not ignore it" -- The blood flag -- Higher powers -- Phony war -- pt. 3. Paris to Berlin. In the belly of the beast -- Paragraph one hundred seventy-five -- Grynszpan's ghost -- The exterminating angel -- Chronology.
Summary, etc.: On the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht comes this untold story of a teenager whose act of defiance would have dire international consequences.
Subject: Grynszpan, Herschel Feibel, 1921-approximately 1943.
Vom Rath, Ernst, 1909-1938 > Assassination.
Jewish refugees > France > Paris > Biography.
Jews > Germany > Hannover > Biography.
Jews > Germany > History > 1933-1945.
Kristallnacht, 1938.