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In May 1938 Hitlers forces continue to swallow pieces
of Europe, forcing Jews to flee from his ever-tightening net.
Yet where can they go? While nations argue politics and negotiate
payments, and British prime minister Neville Chamberlain accepts
Hitlers signature of peace in our time, homeless
Jews bob on the open sea in coffin ships.
After suffering through internment at Dachau and a hellish
fire, Shimon Feldstein, former percussionist with the Vienna Philharmonic
Orchestra, becomes a stowaway on the SS Darien, one of the battered
refugee ships. His wife, Leah, a talented cellist, undertakes
a treacherous journey over the Alps to save herself and a little
boy. But it seems all the harbors of the world are slammed shut
against the Darien. Where can they find a place to call home?
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