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Safe Passage (MIRA) By Ida Cook

Safe Passage (MIRA)
by Ida Cook

Tells the story of how Ida Cook, one of Mills & Boon's best-loved novelists and her sister, Louise, transported Jews out of Germany in the years before World War II.

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This is the remarkable true story of a Mills & Boon[registered] author who rescued Jews from the Nazis."Safe Passage" brings back into print the life story of Ida Cook, one of Mills & Boon's best-loved novelists...In this gripping memoir, Cook tells the story of how she and her sister, Louise, transported Jews out of Germany in the years before World War II.As young women Ida and Louise became passionate about opera, and saved their meager salaries so they could travel the world to see their favourite singers. They befriended many of these stars, one of whom, in 1934, asked the sisters to help a Jewish friend escape Germany. In the following years, going "undercover" as eccentric opera fans, and financing their mission using Ida's earnings from her romance novels, they were able to rescue dozens of people from the Nazis.For their bravery and heroism, Ida and Louise received the honor of "Righteous Among Nations" from the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial Authority, alongside such notable names as Oskar Schindler and Raoul Wallenberg.

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GOR000862019
Safe Passage (MIRA)
Ida Cook
Very Good
Paperback
Mira Books
2008-09-19
320
0778302423
9780778302421
N/A
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