Code Name Edelweiss

By Stephanie Landsem,

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“What I am looking for―what I desperately need, Mrs. Weiss―is a spy.”

Adolf Hitler is still a distant rumble on the horizon, but a Jewish spymaster and his courageous spies uncover a storm of Nazi terror in their own backyard.

In the summer of 1933, a man named Adolf Hitler…

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1 author picked Code Name Edelweiss as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

I was impressed by how the author seamlessly worked the dialogue into the story. The book was based on historical events about the Nazis' attempt to take over Hollywood in the 1930s.

The author brought the characters to life with personal backstories and natural conflicts of what it meant to be German versus Jewish in the 1930s and the courage that it took to stand up to a tyrant regardless of it being unpopular in your community.

I learned about an aspect of our history that I was unaware of and how the bravery of the few thwarted the diabolical…

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