Arch of Triumph

Arch of Triumph

Book - 1998
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The evocative story of a man without a country, Arch of Triumph is a World War II-era classic from the author of All Quiet on the Western Front .
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It is 1939. Despite a law banning him from performing surgery, Ravic--a German doctor and refugee living in Paris--has been treating some of the city's most elite citizens for two years on the behalf of two less-than-skillful French physicians.
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Forbidden to return to his own country, and dodging the everyday dangers of jail and deportation, Ravic manages to hang on--all the while searching for the Nazi who tortured him back in Germany. And though he's given up on the possibility of love, life has a curious way of taking a turn for the romantic, even during the worst of times.
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"The world has a great writer in Erich Maria Remarque. He is a craftsman of unquestionably first rank, a man who can bend language to his will. Whether he writes of men or of inanimate nature, his touch is sensitive, firm, and sure."-- The New York Times Book Review
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Pub. Group, 1998
Edition: 1st Ballantine Books ed
ISBN: 9780449912454
0449912450
Branch Call Number: F REM
Additional Contributors: Lindley, Denver 1904-
Sorell, Walter 1905-

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