Resistance Women



From the New York Times bestselling author of Mrs Lincoln s Dressmaker, an enthralling historical saga that recreates the danger, romance, and sacrifice of an era and brings to life one courageous, passionate American Mildred Fish Harnack and her circle of women friends who waged a clandestine battle against Hitler in Nazi Berlin.After Wisconsin graduate student Mildred Fish marries brilliant German economist Arvid Harnack, she accompanies him to his German homeland, where a promising future awaits In the thriving intellectual culture of 1930s Berlin, the newlyweds create a rich new life filled with love, friendships, and rewarding work but the rise of a malevolent new political faction inexorably changes their fate.As Adolf Hitler and his Nazi Party wield violence and lies to seize power, Mildred, Arvid, and their friends resolve to resist Mildred gathers intelligence for her American contacts, including Martha Dodd, the vivacious and very modern daughter of the US ambassador Her German friends, aspiring author Greta Kuckoff and literature student Sara Weitz, risk their lives to collect information from journalists, military officers, and officials within the highest levels of the Nazi regime.For years, Mildred s network stealthily fights to bring down the Third Reich from within But when Nazi radio operatives detect an errant Russian signal, the Harnack resistance cell is exposed, with fatal consequences.Inspired by actual events, Resistance Women is an enthralling, unforgettable story of ordinary people determined to resist the rise of evil, sacrificing their own lives and liberty to fight injustice and defend the oppressed. Free Download Resistance Women Author Jennifer Chiaverini For Kindle ePUB or eBook – tiffanydaniels.co.ukResistance Women

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  • Hardcover
  • 608 pages
  • Resistance Women
  • Jennifer Chiaverini
  • English
  • 01 November 2017
  • 0062841106

10 thoughts on “Resistance Women

  1. says:

    This is my first experience with Chiaverini and I am impressed From 1929 through 1946, three women look on in horror as the Nazi Party rises and comes into power Mildred Harnack is an American intellectual married to a German and Greta Kuckhoff is a hopeful German writer formerly enrolled at the University of Wisconsin where she met the Harnacks Their stories are factual and both are members of the Red Orchestra, a resistance cell operating in Berlin Sara Weitz is a Jewish German literature This is my first experience with Chiaverini and I am impressed From 1929 through 1946, three women look on in horror as the Nazi Party rises and comes into power Mildred Harnack is an American intellectual married to a German and Greta Kuckhoff is a hopeful German writer formerly enrolled at the University of Wi...

  2. says:

    The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothingEdmund BurkeSome fires burned themselves out only after consuming everything within reach of the flames Beginning in June of 1929, this story shares the stories of several women living in Germany during the rise of the Nazi Party, and the stories of those whose lives connected with theirs Two of these women, Mildred Harnack and Greta Kuckhoff, were based on their real lives, living and operating as membeThe only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothingEdmund BurkeSome fires burned themselves out only after consuming everything within reach of the flames Beginning in June of 1929, this story shares the stories of several women living in Germany during the rise of the Nazi Party, and the stories of those whose lives connected with theirs Two of these women, Mildred Harnack and Greta Kuckhoff, were based on their real lives, living and op...

  3. says:

    Just started this book and feel an eerie similarity to our current situation in the United States as the unthinkable builds in 1930 s Germany Well written if not fast paced The slow pace of the book provides a sense of the unthinkable unfolding and reminds ...

  4. says:

    This ambitious World War II novel is vast in its historical record and scope, taking us from the beginning of Hitler s rise to power through the end of the war, focusing in detail on the sociological and historical aspects of the rise of Nazism and Hitler, and the attempts by a few brave souls to withstand and resist and finally to just survive the onslaught of the horrors the characters face that grow larger andincomprehensible every year.The author s grasp of the period is amazing, and s This ambitious World War II novel is vast in its historical record and scope, taking us from the beginning of Hitler s rise to power through the end of the war, focusing in detail on the sociological and historical aspects of the rise of Nazism and Hitler, and the attempts by a few brave souls to withstand and resist and finally to just survive the onslaught of the horrors the characters face that grow larger andincomprehensible every year.The author s grasp of the period is amazing, and she conveys the realities of the time in Germany very well There are broad historical brushstrokes as well asdetailed looks at what everyday life must have been like for your average German citizen, who found herself swept up in the madness of t...

  5. says:

    Going into this book I thought I knew what to expect, but not in this detail, and not when I felt that I needed to get out of there and leave When I think about those that stay and then what happened, I thought about staying in my own home, it s mine why should I leave, and that mentality could get them killed.Through the author we get to walk on the streets of Berlin during this horrific time, and we put faces to those who can see what is happening and do what they can to help thwart this evil Going into this book I thought I knew what to expect, but not in this detail, and not when I felt that I needed to get out of there and leave When I think about those that stay and then what happened, I thought about staying in my own home, it s mine why should I leave, and that mentality could get them kil...

  6. says:

    One of the best books I ve read I could not put it down for the first 400 pages My reading pace slowed as I neared the end because I d fallen in love with the characters, and I didn t want their stories to end as I knew they would This excellent work needs to be on everyone s to read list.

  7. says:

    I won this book in a goodreads giveaway Thank you to William Morrow The story is about the brave women in the resistance during the second world war Some of the characters are the actual women who tried to fight the injustice being done to the oppressed during the war Really well writ...

  8. says:

    Meet the women Mildred, an American, is married to Arvid Harnack, a German She is teaching in Berlin, working on her Doctorate, vowing to stay in Germany with her husband Greta Kuckoff, recently returned to Berlin from Wisconsin She is a writer, with not many options Her lover is Adam, who is married, but insists he will soon be free Sara Weitz is a Jew and a student of Mildred s Her parents have been able to flee to Switzerland, while Sara remains in Germany with her brother Natan.In Meet the women Mildred, an American, is married to Arvid Harnack, a German She is teaching in Berlin, working on her Doctorate, vowing to stay in Germany with her husband Greta Kuckoff, recently returned to Berlin from Wisconsin She is a writer, with not many options Her lover is Adam, who is married, but insists he will soon be free Sara Weitz is a Jew and a student of Mildred s Her parents have been able to flee to Switzerland, while Sara remains in Germany with her brother Natan.Into this mix of determined and devoted women comes Martha Dodd, daughter of the American Ambassador, who has remarkable contacts and is able to help in ways no one else can Fol...

  9. says:

    Thanks to Goodreads and Wm Morrow for this ARC.I struggled with this book until I dropped it at page 59 I usually enjoy WWII historical books but this one was just too heavy for me literally and figuratively since it was 586 pages I ve read so many historical books about WWII that I felt this book was not for me.This is my first book by this author and I ve heard of her other books which are a lighter read and she s sure gone in the opposite direction and I commend her for trying something Thanks to Goodreads and Wm Morrow for this ARC.I struggled with this book until I dropped it at page 59 I usually enjoy WWII historical books but this one was just too heavy for me literally and figuratively since it was 586 pages I ve read so many historical books about WWII that I felt this book was not for me.This is my first book by this author and I ve heard of...

  10. says:

    3.5 stars rounded up to 4 I did enjoy this book but it moved too slowly in several parts.

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