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Aimee & Jaguar: A Love Story, Berlin 1943
By Erica Fischer, Allison Brown (trans) and Edna McCown (trans)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Perennial
Publication date September 1, 2015
Pages 362
Binding Paperback
Edition Italian edition
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780062390370
ISBN-10 0062390376
Dimensions 1.25 by 5.50 by 8 in.
Weight 0.65 lbs.
Original list price $15.99
Summaries and Reviews
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Berlin 1942. Lilly Wust, twenty-nine, married, four children, led a life as did millions of German women. But then she met the twenty-one-year-old Felice Schragenheim.

It was love almost at first sight. Aimée (Lilly) and Jaguar (Felice) started forging plans for the future. They composed poems and love letters to each other, and wrote their own marriage contract. When Jaguar admitted to her lover that she was Jewish, this dangerous secret drew the two women even closer to each other. But their luck didn't last. On August 21, 1944, Jaguar was arrested and deported.

At the age of eighty, Lilly Wust told her story to Erica Fischer, who turned it into a poignant testimony. After the book appeared in 1994 she was contacted by additional contemporaries of Aimée and Jaguar who offered new material that has been integrated into the present edition.

The book, translated into twenty languages, and the film based on it—directed by Max Färberböck, with Juliane Köhler and Maria Schrader in the leading roles—have made Aimée and Jaguar's story known around the world.



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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780060183509
 
from Harpercollins (October 1, 1995)
9780060183509 | details & prices | 274 pages | 6.00 × 9.75 × 1.25 in. | 1.35 lbs | List price $24.00
About: ExcerptsA letter from Lilly to Felice, March 31st, 1943Felice, I love you!
Paperback
Book cover for 9780060984298 Book cover for 9780062390370 Book cover for 9781555834500 Book cover for 9781593501426
 
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With Allison Brown (other contributor), Edna McCown (other contributor) | Italian edition edition from Perennial (September 1, 2015); titled "Aimee & Jaguar: A Love Story, Berlin 1943"
9780062390370 | details & prices | 362 pages | 5.50 × 8.00 × 1.25 in. | 0.65 lbs | List price $15.99
About: Berlin 1942.
Reprint edition from Alyson Pubns (November 1, 2010); titled "Aimee & Jaguar: A Love Story, Berlin 1943"
9781593501426 | details & prices | 274 pages | List price $15.95
Reprint edition from Alyson Pubns (October 1, 1998); titled "Aimee & Jaguar: A Love Story, Berlin 1943"
9781555834500 | details & prices | 276 pages | 5.50 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.75 lbs | List price $15.95
About: ExcerptsA letter from Lilly to Felice, March 31st, 1943Felice, I love you!
With Vasudha Kethleen Deming, Peggy Carlaw | from Harpercollins (March 1, 1998)
9780060984298 | details & prices | List price $12.00
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About: ExcerptsA letter from Lilly to Felice, March 31st, 1943Felice, I love you!

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