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City Of Women (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) Library Binding – 7 May 2013


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  • Library Binding: 448 pages
  • Publisher: Turtleback; Turtleback School & Library ed. edition (7 May 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0606316140
  • ISBN-13: 978-0606316149
  • Product Dimensions: 13.7 x 3 x 20.3 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 422 g
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"David Gillham's excellent new novel, "City of Women, " is built on one of the most extraordinary and faithful re-creations of a time in history--Berlin in World War II--that I've ever read." --Alan Furst, "New York Times-"bestselling author of "Spies of the Balkans"

"In this moving and masterful debut, David Gillham brings war-torn Berlin to life and reveals the extraordinary mettle of women tested to their limits and beyond. Powerful and piercingly real. You won't soon forget these characters." --Paula McLain, " New York"" Times"-bestselling author of "The Paris Wife"

"Haunting and sensual, "City of Women" is a story of sisterhood and survival, of the unfathomable choices made and consequences suffered by those pushed to the brink. David Gillham has depicted a little-known aspect of the war with humanity and grace." --Pam Jenoff, internationally bestselling author of "The Things We Cherished"

""City of Women" is a big, brilliant, passionate book, a masterful evocation of Hitler's Berlin in all its claustrophobia, duplicity, and fear. This is a thriller of searing intensity. . . . I found it utterly compelling." --Margaret Leroy, "New York Times"-bestselling author of "The Soldier's Wife "

"If you enjoy beautiful story telling, gripping suspense, and a distractingly romantic plot, this is the book for you! An exciting, page turning read!" --Kathleen Grissom, "New York Times-bestselling "author of "The Kitchen House"

"Haunting and sensual, "City of Women "is a story of survival, of the unfathomable choices made and consequences suffered by those pushed to the brink. David Gillham has depicted a little-known aspect of the war with humanity and grace." --Pam Jenoff, internationally bestselling author of "The Things We Cherished"

." . . Philip Kerr and Alan Furst have outdone their literary counterparts. Now, with his first novel, "City of Women", David R. Gillham joins their rank." --"USA Today"




"Gillham's debut novel is a meticulously researched and beautifully told love story--and a remarkable look at life in Germany during World War II." --"Minneapolis Star-Tribune
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"If you enjoy beautiful storytelling, gripping suspense, and distractingly romantic plot, this is the book for you! An exciting page-turning read!"--Kathleen Grissom, "New York Times" bestselling author of "The Kitchen House"

"A thriller of searing intensity that asks the most urgent of questions--how to love, who to trust, what can be saved in the very darkest of times. I found it utterly compelling." --Margaret Leroy, " New York Times" bestselling author of "The Soldier's Wife"

"In this moving and masterful debut, David Gillham brings war-torn Berlin to life and reveals the extraordinary mettle of women tested to their limits and beyond. Powerful and piercingly real. You won't soon forget these characters."--Paula McLain, "New York Times" bestselling author of "The Paris Wife"

"[A] stunning debut . . . Transcendent prose."--"Publishers Weekly "(starred review)

"As impossible to put down as it is to forget."--"Kirkus Reviews" (starred review)

The writing is a great mix of the literary and commercial, page-turning and suspenseful, with a morally complex, intelligent heroine at its center. If you're a fan of well-written historical novels in the vein of Ann Patchett's "Bel Canto, " this one is for you."--"Slate"

"If you enjoy beautiful storytelling, gripping suspense, and distractingly romantic plot, this is the book for you! An exciting page-turning read!"--Kathleen Grissom, "New York Times" bestselling author of "The Kitchen House"

"A thriller of searing intensity that asks the most urgent of questions--how to love, who to trust, what can be saved in the very darkest of times. I found it utterly compelling." --Margaret Leroy, " New York Times" bestselling author of "The Soldier's Wife"

"In this moving and masterful debut, David Gillham brings war-torn Berlin to life and reveals the extraordinary mettle of women tested to their limits and beyond. Powerful and piercingly real. You won't soon forget these characters."--Paula McLain, "New York Times" bestselling author of "The Paris Wife"

"[A] stunning debut . . . Transcendent prose."--"Publishers Weekly "(starred review)

"As impossible to put down as it is to forget."--"Kirkus Reviews" (starred review)

About the Author

David R. Gillham spent more than a decade in the book business, and now lives with his family in western Massachusetts.

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