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"Haunting account of bravery, friendship, and endurance."--Marie Claire "As chronicled by Moorehead with unblinking accuracy, their agonies are appalling to contemplate, their stories of survival and friendship under duress enthralling to hear."--More magazine "Moorehead...traces the lives and deaths of all her subjects with unswerving candor and compassion.... In Moorehead's telling, neither evil nor good is banal; and if the latter doesn't always triumph, it certainly inspires."--Elysa Gardner, USA Today "Compelling.... Moorehead weaves into her suspenseful, detailed narrative myriad personal stories of friendship, courage, and heartbreak."--Kirkus Reviews "By turns heartbreaking and inspiring."--Caroline Weber, New York Times Book Review "As Moorehead delves deeply into the women's fight for survival, her narrative seamlessly comes together in order to share a significant part of history whose time has come to be heard."--Meganne Fabrega, Christian Science Monitor "A compelling account of human suffering and courage in the face of appalling brutality. And by the careful use of detail, and an almost obsessive curiosity, Ms. Moorehead has succeeded in frustrating one of the main aims of the Nazis'...the memory of 'le Convoi des 3100' has not disappeared."--Patrick Marnham, Wall Street Journal "A necessary book.... Compelling and moving.... The literature of wartime France and the Holocaust is by now so vast as to confound the imagination, but when a book as good as this comes along, we are reminded that there is always room for something new."--Jonathan Yardley, Washington Post "[A] moving novelistic portrait.... An inspiring and fascinating read."--Meredith Maran, People (3 ? stars) "A necessary book. . . . Compelling and moving. . . . The literature of wartime France and the Holocaust is by now so vast as to confound the imagination, but when a book as good as this comes along, we are reminded that there is always room for something new."--Jonathan Yardley, Washington Post "Moorehead. . . . traces the lives and deaths of all her subjects with unswerving candor and compassion. . . . In Moorehead's telling, neither evil nor good is banal; and if the latter doesn't always triumph, it certainly inspires."--Elysa Gardner, USA Today "An extremely moving and intensely personal history of the Auschwitz universe as experienced by these women. . . . A powerful and moving book."--Natasha Lehrer, Times Literary Supplement (UK) "Compelling . . . Moorehead weaves into her suspenseful, detailed narrative myriad personal stories of friendship, courage, and heartbreak."--Kirkus Reviews "The first complete account of these extraordinary women and, incredibly, over 60 years later we are still learning new and terrible truths about the Holocaust. . . . An important new perspective. . . . Careful research and sensitive retelling."--Buzzy Jackson, Boston Sunday Globe "[Moorehead] traces the lives and deaths of all her subjects with unswerving candor and compassion. . . . In Moorehead's telling, neither evil nor good is banal; and if the latter doesn't always triumph, it certainly inspires."--Elysa Gardner, USA Today "A miraculous story about friendship and the will to overcome extraordinary cruelty, heartache and loss."--The Jewish Journal, "Best Books of 2011" By turns heartbreaking and inspiring. --Caroline Weber, New York Times Book Review" [A] moving novelistic portrait.... An inspiring and fascinating read. --Meredith Maran, People (3? stars)" An extremely moving and intensely personal history of the Auschwitz universe as experienced by these women.... A powerful and moving book. --Natasha Lehrer, Times Literary Supplement (UK)" [Moorehead] traces the lives and deaths of all her subjects with unswerving candor and compassion.... In Moorehead s telling, neither evil nor good is banal; and if the latter doesn t always triumph, it certainly inspires. --Elysa Gardner, USA Today" As chronicled by Moorehead with unblinking accuracy, their agonies are appalling to contemplate, their stories of survival and friendship under duress enthralling to hear. --More magazine" Haunting account of bravery, friendship, and endurance. --Marie Claire" Compelling... Moorehead weaves into her suspenseful, detailed narrative myriad personal stories of friendship, courage, and heartbreak. --Kirkus Reviews" Heightened by electrifying, and staggering, detail, Moorehead s riveting history stands as a luminous testament to the indomitable will to survive and the unbreakable bonds of friendship. --Booklist (starred review)" Even history s darkest moments can be illuminated by spectacular courage, such as courage that Caroline Moorehead movingly celebrates in "A Train in Winter."... Moorehead has created a somber account, sensitively rendered, of yet another grim legacy of war. --Judith Chettle, Richmond Times-Dispatch" The first complete account of these extraordinary women and, incredibly, over 60 years later we are still learning new and terrible truths about the Holocaust.... An important new perspective.... Careful research and sensitive retelling. --Buzzy Jackson, Boston Sunday Globe" A necessary book.... Compelling and moving.... The literature of wartime France and the Holocaust is by now so vast as to confound the imagination, but when a book as good as this comes along, we are reminded that there is always room for something new. --Jonathan Yardley, Washington Post" As Moorehead delves deeply into the women s fight for survival, her narrative seamlessly comes together in order to share a significant part of history whose time has come to be heard. --Meganne Fabrega, Christian Science Monitor" A miraculous story about friendship and the will to overcome extraordinary cruelty, heartache and loss. --The Jewish Journal, "Best Books of 2011" "[A] moving novelistic portrait. . . . An inspiring and fascinating read."--Meredith Maran, People (31/2 stars) "Heightened by electrifying, and staggering, detail, Moorehead's riveting history stands as a luminous testament to the indomitable will to survive and the unbreakable bonds of friendship."--Booklist (starred review) "Even history's darkest moments can be illuminated by spectacular courage, such as courage that Caroline Moorehead movingly celebrates in A Train in Winter. . . . Moorehead has created a somber account, sensitively rendered, of yet another grim legacy of war."--Judith Chettle, Richmond Times-Dispatch

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