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The Resource Warburg in Rome, James Carroll

Warburg in Rome, James Carroll

Label
Warburg in Rome
Title
Warburg in Rome
Statement of responsibility
James Carroll
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"David Warburg, newly minted director of the U.S. War Refugee Board, arrives in Rome at war's end, determined to bring aid to the destitute European Jews streaming into the city. Marguerite d'Erasmo, a French-Italian Red Cross worker with a shadowed past, is initially Warburg's guide to a complicated Rome; while a charismatic young American Catholic priest, Monsignor Kevin Deane, seems equally committed to aiding Italian Jews. But the city is a labyrinth of desperate fugitives, runaway Nazis, Jewish resisters, and criminal Church figures. Marguerite, caught between justice and revenge, is forced to play a double game. At the center of the maze, Warburg discovers one of history's great scandals--the Vatican ratline, a clandestine escape route maintained by Church officials and providing scores of Nazi war criminals with secret passage to Argentina. Warburg's disillusionment is complete when, turning to American intelligence officials, he learns that the dark secret is not so secret, and that even those he trusts may betray him. James Carroll delivers an authoritative, stirring novel that reckons powerfully with the postwar complexities of good and evil in the Eternal City"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Carroll, James
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3553.A764
LC item number
W37 2014
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Rescue work
  • War relief
  • Rome (Italy)
Label
Warburg in Rome, James Carroll
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: Prelude -- 1. The Name -- 2. The Files -- Part I: War -- 1. A Mighty Endeavor -- 2. Master of Ceremonies -- 3. Handkerchief -- 4. Intercedite Pro Nobis -- 5. A Jew's Fantasy -- 6. Cleopatra's Needle -- Part II: Post War -- 7. Road Out -- 8. Reds -- 9. Obbedienza -- 10. Nakam Means Revenge -- 11. Ratline -- 12. Vieni! Come!
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
362 pages
Isbn
9780547738901
Lccn
2013046582
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • 2013046582
  • 1375518
Label
Warburg in Rome, James Carroll
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: Prelude -- 1. The Name -- 2. The Files -- Part I: War -- 1. A Mighty Endeavor -- 2. Master of Ceremonies -- 3. Handkerchief -- 4. Intercedite Pro Nobis -- 5. A Jew's Fantasy -- 6. Cleopatra's Needle -- Part II: Post War -- 7. Road Out -- 8. Reds -- 9. Obbedienza -- 10. Nakam Means Revenge -- 11. Ratline -- 12. Vieni! Come!
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
362 pages
Isbn
9780547738901
Lccn
2013046582
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • 2013046582
  • 1375518

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