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Author Kanter, Trudi.
Title Some girls, some hats and Hitler : a true love story rediscovered / Trudi Kanter.
Published New York : Scribner, 2012.
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 Floor2  D811.5 .K345 2012    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st Scribner hardcover ed.
Description xii, 258 p. ; 23 cm.
Note "First published in Great Britain in 1984 by Neville Spearman Limited" -- Verso.
Contents Introduction -- "Hello, Walter" -- Swastika flags -- A fashion show -- The glass room -- A voyage -- "Walter, we must run" -- A new life -- The phony war -- A letter -- Epilogue.
Summary A true story of a Jewish Austrian hat designer who rescued herself and the businessman she loved during the 1938 Nazi invasion, seeking safety amid the horrors of World War II Europe.
In 1938 Kanter was a hat designer for the best-dressed women in Vienna. She frequented the most elegant caf├ęs. She had suitors. She flew to Paris to see the latest fashions. And she fell deeply in love with Walter Ehrlich, a charming and romantic businessman. But as Hitler's tanks rolled into Austria, the world this young Jewish couple knew collapsed, leaving them desperate to escape.
Subject Kanter, Trudi.
Austrians -- England -- Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Austrian.
Austria -- Biography.
ISBN 145168830X
OCLC number 779266230