The Kommandant's Girl & The Diplomat's Wife/The Kommandant's Girl/The Diplomat's Wife

The Kommandant's Girl & The Diplomat's Wife/The Kommandant's Girl/The Diplomat's Wife


by Pam Jenoff

Deal Price: $14.99

Imprint: Mira

Release date: 2011-12-01

Pages: 672 Pages

ISBN: 9781460801932


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The Kommandant's Girl

Emma Bau has only been married three weeks when the Nazis invade her native Poland. After her husband is forced underground as part of a resistance movement, Emma soon finds herself imprisoned in the ghetto with her parents. There she meets one of the resistance leaders with his help, she is able to escape and live under an assumed, non–Jewish identity.

Emma's already precarious situation is complicated when she meets Kommandant Georg Richwalder a Nazi official who insists that Emma come to work for him.

Desperately, Emma wrestles with questions of loyalty and duty until at last she is able to locate information sought by the resistance movement unleashing a chain of events that will change Emma's life, and the lives of those she loves, forever.

Also includes – The Diplomat's Wife

1945: Surviving the brutality of a Nazi prison camp, Marta Nederman is lucky to have escaped with her life. Recovering from the horror, she meets Paul, an American soldier who gives her hope of a happier future. But their plans to meet in London are dashed when Paul's plane crashes.

Devastated and pregnant, Marta marries Simon, 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.

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Pam Jenoff

Pam Jenoff

Pam Jenoff is the author of several books of historical fiction, including the NYT bestseller The Orphan's Tale. She holds a degree in international affairs from George Washington University and a degree in history from Cambridge, and she received her JD from UPenn. Her novels are inspired by her experiences working at the Pentagon and as a diplomat for the State Department handling Holocaust issues in Poland. She lives with her husband and 3 children near Philadelphia, where she teaches law.
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