We Were Strangers Once by Betsy Carter. Published by Grand Central

A German Jewish family has to flee to the United States as World War II looms, but their lives will not be easy. A respected doctor must resort to selling cheese at a grocery store and a popular author becomes a walking billboard. The story of how these people maintain their dignity and find their way in a new land is nothing short of miraculous and serves as a reminder that our country has always taken in refugees and been the better for it


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