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Saving Freud : the rescuers who brought him to freedom  Cover Image Book Book

Saving Freud : the rescuers who brought him to freedom / Andrew Nagorski.

Nagorski, Andrew, (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781982172831
  • ISBN: 1982172835
  • Physical Description: 336 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2022.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-320) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
"To die in freedom" -- "Laboratory of the apocalypse" -- "A Celt from Wales!" -- "A long polar night" -- "Vestal" -- "A man of the world" - "No prudishness whatsoever" -- "Violent pain" - "Political blindness" -- "The Austrian cell" -- "Operation Freud" -- "This England" -- Afterword.
Summary, etc.:
Part incisive new biography of Freud, part group biography of the extraordinary friends who saved his life, this riveting story shows how a group of those closest to Freud persuaded him to escape to London following the German annexation of Austria.
In March 1938 Hitler absorbed the country of Austria into the Third Reich. Many Jews had already fled, but Sigmund Freud-- eighty-one years old and ill with cancer-- was unconvinced that his life was in danger. Nagorski tells of how several prominent people coaxed Freud from his deep state of denial, and extricated him and his family to London. -- adapted from jacket
Subject: Freud, Sigmund, 1856-1939.
Freud, Sigmund, 1856-1939 > Friends and associates.
Psychoanalysts > Austria > Biography.
Jews > Austria > History.
Jews > Great Britain > History.
Exiles > Great Britain.
Genre: Biographies.

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Jefferson County.

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