From Publishers Weekly
In this NBCC winner, first-time author Nichols documents Nazi Germany's attempt to cleanse Europe of its
"degenerate" art and the Allies' effort to preserve the continent's cultural treasures.
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"Nicholas knows the art world as well as any military historian knows his battlefield.... Her work deserves
the widest reading."--New York Times Book Review
"At once fascinating and horrifying [with] a strong element of spine-chilling suspense."- Los Angeles Times
"Intriguing..suspenseful...a sensational story of moral courage and greatness of character in the face of pure evil."
"Impressively detailed and well-told...full of moving and fateful stories of escape, intrigue, betrayal, and
sacrifice."-San Francisco Chronicle
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The Rape of Europa: The Fate of Europe's Treasures in the Third Reich and the Second World War