The Last Train to London
A NovelBook - 2019
In 1936, Truus Wijsmuller, a member of the Dutch resistance, risks her life smuggling Jewish children out of Nazi Germany to the nations that will take them. Tante Truus, as she is known, is determined to save as many children as she can. After Britain passes a measure to take in at-risk child refugees from the German Reich, she dares to approach Adolf Eichmann, the man who would later help devise the "Final Solution to the Jewish Question," in a race against time to bring children on a perilous journey to an uncertain future abroad. Print run 200,000.
Publisher: New York, New York : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2019.
Characteristics: 451 pages ;,23 cm.