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Code Name "Mary": Memoirs of an American Woman in the Austrian Underground

Code Name Mary Memoirs of an American Woman in the Austrian Underground None

  • Title: Code Name "Mary": Memoirs of an American Woman in the Austrian Underground
  • Author: Muriel Gardiner
  • ISBN: 9780300029406
  • Page: 359
  • Format: Hardcover
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    1. When the Nazi party came to power in Germany, American Muriel Gardiner was a student in Vienna, undergoing analysis and studying the psycho-analysis and medicine that would later become her career. As a member of the foreign community in Austria, she became involved in protesting Fascism and the compromises Chancellor Schuschnigg made. When the Nazis annexed Austria, she grew to be an active part of the underground movement, assisting dissidents and prominent Jews to leave the country.Her story [...]

    2. Well, as a prose stylist Lillian Hellman has her beat all to hell, but Muriel Gardiner's memoir of being in the Austrian underground during the run-up to and early days of World War II is gripping perhaps precisely because it is the plainspoken and matter-of-fact description of daily events told by an ordinary person (of some means) who tried to behave with decency, courage, and integrity during an extraordinary period. I want to read more. If anyone knows where to get hold of her husband Joseph [...]

    3. So disappointed in this book. The author was a psychoanalyst and her writing was very unemotional. I didn't feel any of the suspense I enjoyed from similar books.Plus, she was mainly helping socialists escape from Austria, her friends. The only Jews she helped were socialists.

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