by Meg Waite Clayton
Reviewed by Janet:
A fictional story inspired by true events, this novel takes us to France at the very beginning of World War II. Nanée is a wealthy American who has been living in Paris for some time. As the Nazi tanks roll in, she takes on daring work made possible by her American passport and her inner strength. Working with Varian Fry, she works to smuggle targeted intellectuals and artist out of France. Readers of The Flight Portfolio by Julie Orringer may already be familiar with Varian Fry and his efforts.