The Resource The voyage of their life : the story of the SS Derna and its passengers, Diane Armstrong

The voyage of their life : the story of the SS Derna and its passengers, Diane Armstrong

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The voyage of their life : the story of the SS Derna and its passengers
Title
The voyage of their life
Title remainder
the story of the SS Derna and its passengers
Statement of responsibility
Diane Armstrong
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
They came from displaced persons camps in Germany, death camps in Poland, labour camps in Hungary, gulags in Siberia and stony Aegean islands. There were those who had been hunted by the Nazis and those who had welcomed them; those who had followed the Communists and those who had fled from them. The epic voyage lasted almost three months and was marked by conflict and controversy until it seemed as though this hellship had absorbed the traumas of its passengers. As the conditions on board deteriorated, tension and violence simmered above and below decks. But romances and seductions also flourished, and lifelong bonds were formed. Diane Armstrong set sail on the Derna with her parents when she was nine years old. Like a detective searching for clues, she has located over a hundred of the passengers. Through their recollections and memorabilia, as well as archival documents, she has recreated the voyage and traced what became of their hopes and dreams. The result is the unique portrayal of a migrant ship and its passengers
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AU-TuBDP
Characteristic
sound
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1939-
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Armstrong, Diane
Intended audience
Adult
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  • Immigrants
  • Europeans
  • Voyages and travels
  • Australia
Target audience
adult
Label
The voyage of their life : the story of the SS Derna and its passengers, Diane Armstrong
Link
https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=HCP_022417&b2bSite=1545
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Publication
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Downloadable Book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Isbn
9780730450115
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780730450115
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The voyage of their life : the story of the SS Derna and its passengers, Diane Armstrong
Link
https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=HCP_022417&b2bSite=1545
Publication
Note
Downloadable Book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Isbn
9780730450115
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780730450115
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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