In the spirit of The Hiding Place and The Diary of Anne Frank, you'll be inspired by the true story of Diet Eman, a young Dutch woman who, with her fianc, Hein Siestma, risked everything to rescue imperiled Jews in Nazi-occupied Holland during World War II.
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.
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.