In the garden of beasts : love, terror, and an American family in Hitler's Berlin /

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by Larson, Erik.
[ 01. English Non Fiction ] Published by : Crown, (New York :) Physical details: xiv, 448 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm. Subject(s): Dodd, William Edward, --1869-1940. | Diplomats --United States --Biography. | Historians --United States --Biography. | Germany --Social conditions --1933-1945. | National socialism. Year : 2011 01. English Non Fiction Item type : 01. English Non Fiction
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Bluefield High School 921 DOD Available

Includes bibliographical references (p. [423]-434) and index.

Das Vorspiel -- The man behind the curtain -- Into the wood -- House hunting in the Third Reich -- Lucifer in the garden -- How the skeleton aches -- Disquiet -- Berlin at dusk -- When everything changed -- The queer bird in exile -- "Table talk."

The bestselling author of "Devil in the White City" turns his hand to a remarkable story set during Hitler's rise to power. The time is 1933, the place, Berlin, when William E. Dodd becomes America's first ambassador to Hitler's Germany in a year that proved to be a turning point in history.