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City of Women

David R. Gillham

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER AND ONE OF KIRKUS REVIEWS' BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR It is 1943-the height of the Second World War. With the men away at the front, Berlin has become a city of women. On the surface, Sigrid Schröder is the model German soldier's wife: She goes to work every day, does as much with her rations as she can, and dutifully cares for her meddling mother-in-law, all the while ignoring the horrific immoralities of the regime. But behind this façade is an entirely different Sigrid, a woman of passion who dreams of her former Jewish lover, now lost in the chaos of the war. But Sigrid is not the only one with secrets-she soon finds herself caught between what is right and what is wrong, and what falls somewhere in the shadows between the two . . . READERS GUIDE INSIDE

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER AND ONE OF KIRKUS REVIEWS' BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR It is 1943-the height of the Second World War. With the men away at the front, Berlin has become a city of women. On the surface, Sigrid Schröder is the model German soldier's wife: She goes to work every day, does as much with her rations as she can, and dutifully cares for her meddling mother-in-law, all the while ignoring the horrific immoralities of the regime. But behind this façade is an entirely different Sigrid, a woman of passion who dreams of her former Jewish lover, now lost in the chaos of the war. But Sigrid is not the only one with secrets-she soon finds herself caught between what is right and what is wrong, and what falls somewhere in the shadows between the two . . . READERS GUIDE INSIDE
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A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER AND ONE OF KIRKUS REVIEWS' BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR It is 1943-the height of the Second World War. With the men away at the front, Berlin has become a city of women. On the surface, Sigrid Schröder is the model German soldier's wife: She goes to work every day, does as much with her rations as she can, and dutifully cares for her meddling mother-in-law, all the while ignoring the horrific immoralities of the regime. But behind this façade is an entirely different Sigrid, a woman of passion who dreams of her former Jewish lover, now lost in the chaos of the war. But Sigrid is not the only one with secrets-she soon finds herself caught between what is right and what is wrong, and what falls somewhere in the shadows between the two . . . READERS GUIDE INSIDE

Language:

English

Narrators:

Suzanne Bertish

Length:

13h 13m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

08:11


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

07:44


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

06:36


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

05:27


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

05:32


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

07:49


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

07:18


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

06:56


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

07:10


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

07:17


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

07:47


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

07:58


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

05:05


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

04:42


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

07:27


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

07:35


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

07:54


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

07:56


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

07:55


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

07:49


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

07:30


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

05:41


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

07:26


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

07:25


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

07:18


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

05:18


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

06:45


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

07:57


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

05:57


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

06:13


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

05:11


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

07:57


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

07:52


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

07:43


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

06:26


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

07:02


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

06:58


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

05:19


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

05:52


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

06:18


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

05:45


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

05:17


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

07:13


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

07:30


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

05:15


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

06:18


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

07:52


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

04:51


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

06:06


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

07:55


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

07:19


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

07:32


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

07:42


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

05:14


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

06:02


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

05:44


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

05:46


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

07:09


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

07:31


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

07:45


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

05:34


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

06:21


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

06:25


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

07:35


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

02:07


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

07:20


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

06:50


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

06:22


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

05:55


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

06:18


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

05:15


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

07:23


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

04:56


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

07:49


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

07:57


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

07:24


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

01:14


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

05:55


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

07:38


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

07:27


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

07:30


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

05:57


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

04:47


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

05:38


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

05:44


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

07:31


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

06:31


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

07:37


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

04:49


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

04:14


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

06:14


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

05:58


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

07:29


Chapter 94
Chapter 94

06:36


Chapter 95
Chapter 95

06:41


Chapter 96
Chapter 96

04:39


Chapter 97
Chapter 97

06:26


Chapter 98
Chapter 98

06:23


Chapter 99
Chapter 99

06:57


Chapter 100
Chapter 100

06:37


Chapter 101
Chapter 101

06:41


Chapter 102
Chapter 102

06:52


Chapter 103
Chapter 103

07:46


Chapter 104
Chapter 104

04:23


Chapter 105
Chapter 105

04:48


Chapter 106
Chapter 106

03:41


Chapter 107
Chapter 107

06:46


Chapter 108
Chapter 108

07:35


Chapter 109
Chapter 109

04:41


Chapter 110
Chapter 110

04:58


Chapter 111
Chapter 111

04:03


Chapter 112
Chapter 112

06:51


Chapter 113
Chapter 113

05:52


Chapter 114
Chapter 114

04:51


Chapter 115
Chapter 115

05:51


Chapter 116
Chapter 116

04:14


Chapter 117
Chapter 117

03:56


Chapter 118
Chapter 118

06:28


Chapter 119
Chapter 119

07:49


Chapter 120
Chapter 120

06:50


Chapter 121
Chapter 121

04:36


Chapter 122
Chapter 122

06:46


Chapter 123
Chapter 123

05:27


Chapter 124
Chapter 124

05:52