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The Lost Boys: A Family Ripped Apart by War

The Lost Boys: A Family Ripped Apart by War
 

This is the extraordinary true account of two little boys, forcibly taken from their parents by the Nazis, and of their grandmother's determination to find them after the war, even if she has to scour every corner of Europe for them.

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ISBN 9780241257814
Barcode 9780241257814
Release Date 6 June 2019 by Penguin
Format Hardback
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Author(s) By Bailey, Catherine
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ISBN-13 9780241257814
ISBN-10 0241257816
Stock Release date is 6 June 2019
Status Available for pre-order, ships once released
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Viking
Release Date 6 June 2019
International Release Date 27 June 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Bailey, Catherine
Category True Stories: War / Combat / Elite Forces
World History: Second World War
Military History
Battles & Campaigns
Number of Pages 480
Dimensions Width: 156mm
Height: 240mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 1,000g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress World War, 1939-1945 - Prisoners and prisons, German, World War, 1939-1945 - Personal narratives, German
NBS Text True Stories
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 940.547243092
Catalogue Code 977447

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This is the extraordinary true account of two little boys, forcibly taken from their parents by the Nazis, and of their grandmother's determination to find them after the war, even if she has to scour every corner of Europe for them.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Black Diamonds has the great gift of bringing to life personal histories...wonderfully paced and wholly satisfying -- Kate Atkinson on 'Black Diamonds' Extraordinary, fascinating, harrowing. A truly compelling read * Sunday Telegraph on 'Black Diamonds' * Gripping. Reads like the best kind of mystery story. * Sunday Times on 'The Secret Rooms' * Compelling. A remarkable piece of research which throws a bright shaft of light on powerful people, hypocrisy and the First World War * Guardian on 'The Secret Rooms' *
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 4 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Catherine Bailey is the author of Black Diamonds. She read history at Oxford University and is a successful, award-winning television producer and director, making a range of critically acclaimed documentary films inspired by her interest in twentieth century history. She lives in West London.

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