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Edith's story

Velmans-Van Hessen, Edith, 1925-1998
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Review: "Something was happening, something sinister. Her parents held whispered conversations, comments were made in school, some friends went abroad, everyone worried. But it wasn't until after the Germans actually invaded Holland, not until classes were closed to her and public transportation forbidden, that the yellow star sewn to her coat took on real meaning for Edith Velmans."--BOOK JACKET. "Edith went into hiding with a courageous Protestant family the same month as Anne Frank. She, however, was passed off as a relative and hidden in the open. To deflect suspicion, she was given the chore of looking after a German officer billeted with her hosts in the room next to hers."--BOOK JACKET. "Of those Dutch Jews who were hidden, a third were discovered and murdered. Most of her family perished. Edith lived. This is her remarkable and uplifting story of survival, aided by people of disarming goodness in a sea of annihilating evil."--BOOK JACKET.
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Edith's story / Edith Velmans.
1st U.S. ed.
New York, NY : Soho Press, c1998.
xiii, 239 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm.
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