The bravest voices : a memoir of two sisters' heroism during the Nazi era

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Published 2021
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Summary:

Ida and Louise Cook were two ordinary Englishwomen, seemingly destined never to stray from their quiet London suburb and comfortable jobs, But in 1923, a chance hearing of an aria from Madame Butterfly sparked a passion for opera in the sisters that led to the formation of friendships with some of Europe's leading singers and their network, many of them Jewish. As the Nazis rose to power, Ida and Louise began working with the opera world's insiders to save members of the community from persecution and death.

ISBN:
9780778388098
0778388093
Description:
272 pages ; 20 cm
Other Title:
Bravest voices : the extraordinary heroism of sisters Ida and Louise Cook during the Nazi era
We followed our stars.
Safe passage : the remarkable true story of two sisters who rescued Jews from the Nazis.
Notes:
This 2021 edition published by arrangement with Harlequin Boos S.A.
First published as We Followed Our Stars in 1950. Reissued as Safe Passage in 2008 by Harlequin/MIRA.
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