All the Frequent Troubles of Our Days

Rebecca Donner

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SELECTED AS A BBC RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEKBorn and raised in America, Mildred Harnack was twenty-six and living in Germany when she witnessed the meteoric rise of the Nazi party. She began holding secret meetings in her apartment, forming a small band of political activists set on helping Jews escape, denouncing Hitler and calling for revolution. When the Second World War began, she became a spy, couriering top-secret intelligence to the Allies.In this astonishing work of non-fiction, Harnack's great-great-niece Rebecca Donner draws on extensive archival research, fusing elements of biography, political thriller and scholarly detective story to tell a powerful, epic tale of an enigmatic woman nearly erased by history.

ISBN: 9781786892195
Publication Date: 05-Aug-2021
Publisher: Canongate Books