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Format: 12/06/2019
Format: 12/06/2019

Author Event - Jennifer Chiaverini, “Resistance Women”

7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

American-born Mildred Fish Harnack is well known throughout modern Germany, where streets and schools have been named after her. A literary scholar and anti-Nazi resistance fighter, Mildred was the only American woman whose execution during World War II was personally ordered by Adolf Hitler. Yet here in her native country, Mildred’s story is largely unknown. Bestselling novelist Jennifer Chiaverini brings Mildred to life in “Resistance Women,” an enthralling saga that recreates the danger, romance, and sacrifice of this era.