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Love Among the Ruins: A Memoir of Life and Love in Hamburg, 1945

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(320 Pages)
Product Number: LP3828
Released: 01 Jun, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781510030718
Publisher: W F Howes
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At 22, the war is over for RAF serviceman Harry Leslie Smith - the now 92-year-old activist and author of the acclaimed Harry's Last Stand - but the battle for love and hope rages on. Stationed in occupied Hamburg, a city physically and emotionally ripped apart by Allied bombing, and determined to escape the grinding poverty of his Yorkshire youth, Harry unexpectedly finds a reason to stay: a young German woman by the name of Friede. As their love develops, they must face both German suspicion and British disapproval of relations with 'the enemy.' Harry's ardent, straight-from-the-heart memoir brings to life a city reduced to rubble.

Author(s): Harry Leslie Smith
Original Publish Date: 01 Jun, 2016

Professional reviews

"A passionate love letter to a city, to a woman, and to life itself. “His straight from the heart delivery makes these events seem as clear and immediate as if they happened yesterday.” MORNING STAR “Harry Leslie Smith is absolutely one of my heroes.” ANNIE LENNOX"

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