Enemies of the People: My Family's Journey to America
Publish date: October 20th 2009
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
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, Biography Memoir
, World War II
, European History
Reading some of the comments on the three-starred and fewer-starred reviews here is surprising. One claim is that it is badly written. In what universe? I can agree there is perhaps a bit of dryness, but that's it. The story's substance more than makes up for this. Another criticism, that Marton is ...
Lynne, thanks for finding this! I simply must read this book, another about WW2 in Hungary, the Hungarian Upprising of 1956 and the people who survived these times. The author writes about her parents' lives after their death. She had access to the Hungarian Secret Police files. Why read fictional c...
Journalist Kati Marton's latest book is an excellent biography of her parents, with some autobiographical content as she writes about her own observations. Marton's parents were Associated Press journalists in Hungary, surviving Nazis, the AVO (Hungarian secret police, who imprisoned both of Marton...