TWO COMPLETE BOOKS IN ONE PACK. THE KOMMANDANTS GIRL: This work discusses hope, struggle and defiance in the face of overwhelming odds. This is a compelling tale of love and courage in dangerous and desperate times. 'Krakow, the City of Kings, was no longer mine. I had become a foreigner in the place I had always called home.' It is the year 1939. Overnight, Jewish nineteen-year-old Emma Bau's world is turned upside down when Germany invades Poland. And after only six weeks of marriage, her husband Jacob, a member of the Resistance, is forced to flee. Escaping the ghetto, Emma assumes a new, Christian identity and finds work at Nazi headquarters. As secretary to the charismatic Kommandant Richwalder, Emma vows to use her unique position to gather intelligence for the Resistance, by any means necessary. Poignant, affecting and gripping, "Kommandant's Girl" is the beautifully written story of one woman's struggle to survive one of the darkest periods in human history. THE DIPLOMATS WIFE: "How have I been lucky enough to come here, to be alive, when so many others are not? I should have died...But I am here."Surviving the brutality of a Nazi prison camp, Marta Nederman is lucky to have escaped with her life. Recovering from the horror, she meets an American soldier who gives her hope of a happier future. But their plans to meet in London are dashed when his plane crashes.Devastated and pregnant, Marta marries a caring British Diplomat and glimpses the joy that home and family can bring. But her happiness is threatened when she learns of a communist spy in British intelligence, and that the one person who can expose the traitor is connected to her past...--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Pam Jenoff is the internationally bestselling author of Kommandant's Girl, The Diplomat's Wife, The Officer's Lover and A Hidden Affair. She received her Bachelor's Degree in International Affairs from George Washington University, her Masters Degree in History from Cambridge University and her Juris Doctor Degree in Law from the University of Pennsylvania.
Pam served as Special Assistant to the Secretary of the Army and as a Foreign Service Officer with the State Department. She presently teaches on the legal writing faculty at Rutgers School of Law.
Pam lives near Philadelphia with her husband and children. She would love to skype with your book club!