Set in Frankfurt, Germany, Cambridge, England and Quebec, Canada, this memoir races the most unusual life of Eric Koch from 1919 until 1941, when he as able to leave the internment camp to which he had been confined. Caught up in a period of enormous change and ominous transformation, Koch paints a vivid picture of an assimilated-Jewish family that was unprepared for the events following January 1933.
About the author
Eric Koch is author of numerous novels, including The Man Who Knew Charlie Chaplin, Icon in Love: A Novel About Goethe, Earrings: Baden-Baden, 1883, and most recently, Arabian Nights, 1914: A Novel about Kaiser Wilhelm II.
Other titles by Eric Koch
Otto & Daria
A Wartime Journey Through No Man's Land
Tommy Douglas, Maureen Forrester, Mackenzie King, Igor Gouzenko, Maurice Duplessis, Camillien Houde, Vincent Massey & Andrew Allan
The Golden Years
Encounters with Glenn Gould, Marshall McLuhan, Lester B. Pearson, Rene Leveques and John G. Diefenbaker
The Weimar Triangle
The Man who Knew Charlie Chaplin
A Novel about the Weimar Republic
A Wartime Blunder