Dutch girl : Audrey Hepburn and World War II / Robert Matzen ; foreword by Luca Dotti.
- ISBN: 9781732273535 (hardcover)
- Physical Description: xiii, 373 pages : illustrations (some color), map, genealogical table ; 25 cm
- Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, : GoodKnight Books, 2019
Map and genealogical table on end papers.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Near the end of 1939, ten-year-old Audrey Hepburn flew from boarding school in England into the Netherlands, which would soon become a war zone. What she experienced in five years of Nazi occupation has never been explored until now. Dutch Girl sets the story straight, revealing the Nazi past of Audrey's parents and how their daughter dealt with this information. The book examines her career as an acclaimed young ballerina, her involvement with the Dutch Resistance, an active role tending wounded, and dark months in the line of fire as the end drew near for the Nazi regime.
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|Subject:||Hepburn, Audrey, 1929-1993.
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