Historical Spotlight (5/6/21)

The previously-untold story of nine female resistance fighters from WWII + the brutal history of 20th Century crimes of The Mob = this historical nonfiction spotlight.

THE NINE: The True Story of a Band of Women Who Survived the Worst of Nazi Germany by Gwen Strauss

“Poet and essayist Strauss (TRAIL OF STONES) tells the story of nine Resistance fighters who were deported to Ravensbrück late in WWII, then sent to a Leipzig labor camp…THE NINE is a chilling reminder of the horrors of the concentration camps, but also a moving testament to the power of friendship.”–Booklist

KILLING THE MOB: The Fight Against Organized Crime in America by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard

In this tenth book in the Killing series, O’Reilly and co-author Martin Dugard trace the brutal history of 20th Century organized crime in the United States and expertly plumb the history of this nation’s most notorious serial robbers, conmen, murderers, and especially, mob family bosses.

THE NINE: The True Story of a Band of Women Who Survived the Worst of Nazi Germany by Gwen Strauss; 9781250239297; available now.
KILLING THE MOB: The Fight Against Organized Crime in America by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard; 9781250273659; available now.

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