The Franciscan of Bourges

By: Toledano, Marc

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reissues the 1967 French first edition; in 1943 Marc and Yves Toledano were arrested by the Gestapo, then tortured and imprisoned in the German-controlled Bourges prison, their fate sealed until the arrival of a Franciscan monk in the guise of a prison guard and nurse gave them sympathy, care, food and hope, even helping some of the Bourges prisoners to escape; purple boards, 174 pgs., incl. Translator's Notes, frontis.; dj w/light edgewear, 1/2" tear to bottom left spine edge, sticker shadow;

Title: The Franciscan of Bourges

Author Name: Toledano, Marc

Categories: Auto/Biography,

Edition: 1st UK edition

Publisher: London, George C. Harrap & Co.: 1970

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good to Fine

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Size: Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall

Seller ID: 010307

Keywords: SS, GESTAPO, MARC TOLEDANO, YVES ALFRED STANKE, BOURGES, PRISONER-OF-WAR, WORLD WAR II, RESISTANCE, FRANCE, DE GAULLE, PETAIN, SECOND WAR, FRANCISCANS, FRANCISCAN MONKS, MONK, AUTO/BIOGRAPHY MILITARY