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1947 : where now begins / Elisabeth Asbrink ; translated from the Swedish by Fiona Graham.

By: Asbrink, Elisabeth.
Contributor(s): Graham, Fiona, (translator of Swedish) [tr.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Other Press, [2018]Description: 280 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9781590518960.Other title: Nineteen forty-seven.Subject(s): Nineteen forty-seven, A.D | Civilization, Modern -- 20th century | History, Modern -- 20th century -- Chronology | Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- InfluenceDDC classification: 909.82 Summary: "The year 1947 marks a turning point in the twentieth century. Peace with Germany becomes a tool to fortify the West against the threats of the Cold War. The CIA is created, Israel is about to be born, Simone de Beauvoir experiences the love of her life, an ill George Orwell is writing his last book, and Christian Dior creates the hyper-feminine New Look as women are forced out of jobs and back into the home."--Provided by publisher.
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Translated from the Sweedish.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-280).

Library Journal Starred, November 2017

New York Times, April 2018

Kirkus Review, November 2017

"The year 1947 marks a turning point in the twentieth century. Peace with Germany becomes a tool to fortify the West against the threats of the Cold War. The CIA is created, Israel is about to be born, Simone de Beauvoir experiences the love of her life, an ill George Orwell is writing his last book, and Christian Dior creates the hyper-feminine New Look as women are forced out of jobs and back into the home."--Provided by publisher.

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