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Corrie ten Boom
Cornelia "Corrie" ten Boom (15 April 1892 – 15 April 1983) was a Dutch Christian who, along with her father and other family members, helped many Jews escape the Nazi Holocaust during World War II. She was imprisoned for her actions. Her most famous book, The Hiding Place, describes the ordeal. ... show more



Cornelia "Corrie" ten Boom (15 April 1892 – 15 April 1983) was a Dutch Christian who, along with her father and other family members, helped many Jews escape the Nazi Holocaust during World War II. She was imprisoned for her actions. Her most famous book, The Hiding Place, describes the ordeal. Bio from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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Birth date: December 13, 1901
Died: April 15, 1983
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AdventurousBooks
AdventurousBooks rated it 4 years ago
Everyone reads Anne Frank, but we need to add this to our required reading. Corrie Ten Boom was not anyone's idea of a rebel, but she fought the Nazis like you wouldn't believe.
Bark at the Ghouls
Bark at the Ghouls rated it 5 years ago
Okay, so the many five stars for this book were warranted. It’s a heartbreaking, painful read. It’s also full of faith, strength, kindness and perseverance. I’m very glad I gave it a listen. The narrator is terrific and emotive and has the ability to draw you into the time and place instead of taki...
JL's Bibliomania
JL's Bibliomania rated it 7 years ago
Corrie Ten Boom’s personal account of her activities as part of the Dutch Underground followed by her days as a political prisoner at the Ravensbruck concentration camps was both difficult to listen to and oddly compelling. I listened to The Hidden Room as Audiobook Sync paired it with Code Name Ver...
Thewanderingjew
Thewanderingjew rated it 7 years ago
This book is definitely directed to Christians, but there is no reason why others should not read it. It is very informative and it is written in a clear-cut, simple way; in a straight forward manner, it describes the horrors of World War II, and it documents the terror that Corrie Ten Boom actually...
Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it 8 years ago
This is the story of Corrie ten Boom, a self-described "spinster" watchmaker who lived with her father and sister and was pushing fifty when she became part of the Dutch Resistance helping to hide Jews from the Nazis. Eventually betrayed, she wound up in a Gestapo prison for a few months, then doing...
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