Things We Couldn't Say

Things We Couldn't Say

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by Diet Eman, James Schaap
     
 

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Things We Couldn't Say is the true story of Diet Eman, a young Dutch woman, who, with her fiance, Hein Sietsma, risked everything to rescue imperiled Jews in Nazi-occupied Holland during World War II. Throughout the years that Diet and Hein aided the Resistance--work that would cost Diet her freedom and Hein his life--their courageous effort ultimately…  See more details below

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Things We Couldn't Say is the true story of Diet Eman, a young Dutch woman, who, with her fiance, Hein Sietsma, risked everything to rescue imperiled Jews in Nazi-occupied Holland during World War II. Throughout the years that Diet and Hein aided the Resistance--work that would cost Diet her freedom and Hein his life--their courageous effort ultimately saved hundreds of Dutch Jews.

Now available in paperback, Things We Couldn't Say tells an unforgettable story of heroism, faith, and--above all--love.

Editorial Reviews

Jewish Chronicle
Hers is a splendidly uplifting account of heroism against the odds. Extracts from her diary and letters written at the time add to a sense of immediacy. We are caught up in her fears, hopes and dilemmas as she experienced them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802847478
Publisher:
Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company
Publication date:
11/28/1999
Pages:
392
Sales rank:
539,798
Product dimensions:
5.96(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.88(d)

Meet the Author


Included among the "Righteous Gentiles" at Yad Vashem,Israel's Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem. She studiednursing after World War II and worked as a head nurse inVenezuela and as a foreign correspondent and export managerin Grand Rapids, Michigan, where she still resides.

Professor of English at Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa.

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