Wine and War

Wine and War

The French, the Nazis, and the Battle for France's Greatest Treasure

Book - 2001
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Describes how members of five prominent wine-making families from Burgundy, Alsace, the Loire Valley, Bordeaux, and Champagne risked their lives to protect their most precious wines from Nazi plunder during World War II.

Baker
& Taylor

Describes how members of five prominent wine-making families from Burgundy, Alsace, the Loire Valley, Bordeaux, and Champagne risked their lives to protect their most precious wines from Nazi plunder during World War II. 25,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Broadway Books, c2001
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780767904476
0767904478
Characteristics: 279 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Kladstrup, Petie

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May 25, 2011

The authors organize the book more as a collection of intertwining short stories than a typical historical account. The characters were fascinating, the events gripping, the descriptions of French wines intoxicating. Humorous and dramatic, the writing is always engaging and entertaining.

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