The Resource Winter of the world, by Ken Follett

Winter of the world, by Ken Follett

Label
Winter of the world
Title
Winter of the world
Statement of responsibility
by Ken Follett
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This novel continues the stories of five interrelated families who struggle with social, political, and economic turmoil in the mid-twentieth century, during which they witness the rise of Nazi Germany, the Spanish Civil War, and the horrors of World War II. It picks up right where the first book left off, and continues up to the explosions of the American and Soviet atomic bombs. Carla von Ulrich, born of German and English parents, finds her life engulfed by the Nazi tide until she commits a deed of great courage and heartbreak. American brothers Woody and Chuck Dewar, each with a secret, take separate paths to momentous events, one in Washington, the other in the bloody jungles of the Pacific. English student Lloyd Williams discovers in the crucible of the Spanish Civil War that he must fight Communism just as hard as Fascism. Daisy Peshkov, a driven American social climber, cares only for popularity and the fast set, until the war transforms her life, not just once but twice, while her cousin Volodya carves out a position in Soviet intelligence that will affect not only this war, but the war to come. These characters and many others find their lives inextricably entangled as their experiences illuminate the cataclysms that marked the century. From the drawing rooms of the rich to the blood and smoke of battle, their lives intertwine, propelling the reader into dramas of ever increasing complexity
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Follett, Ken
Dewey number
823/.914
Illustrations
  • maps
  • genealogical tables
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6056.O45
LC item number
W56 2014
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
The century trilogy
Series volume
book 2
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Twentieth century
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Large type books
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • United States
  • Soviet Union
  • Germany
  • Spain
Label
Winter of the world, by Ken Follett
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Thorndike Press large print basic"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
1205 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410475503
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014037161
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps, genealogical tables
System control number
  • 819481
  • (OCoLC)891001689
  • 745475
  • (OCoLC)ocn891001689
  • 745475
  • 819481
  • 819481
Label
Winter of the world, by Ken Follett
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Thorndike Press large print basic"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
1205 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410475503
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014037161
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps, genealogical tables
System control number
  • 819481
  • (OCoLC)891001689
  • 745475
  • (OCoLC)ocn891001689
  • 745475
  • 819481
  • 819481

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