In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin
Pages no: 368
, Book Club
, Biography Memoir
, True Crime
, World War II
, European History
Sometimes the greatest horror is the recollection of the moment you first realized that not only was danger present, but that you were in its grasp. The subtle feeling of the steering wheel no longer responding to your turning hands, realizing the faintness you feel is created by the blood loss from...
If In the Garden of Beasts was good for nothing else, it showed me that my grasp on basic history is AWFUL. I knew my education was lacking in that area, but I had no idea how little I knew, even about something like World War II, which was a pretty major event, I SUPPOSE.Larson uses this book to te...
I know Erik Larson's work. I've read Isaac's Storm and Devil in the White City and I loved both of those nonfiction books. And so I had expectations for this book. They were met. And exceeded. Garden of the Beasts, like the other Larson books I've read, is a powerful story that was unfamiliar to me ...
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