Some Girls, Some Hats and Hitler

Some Girls, Some Hats and Hitler

A True Love Story

By Trudi Kanter

Scribner Book Company, Paperback, 9781476700281, 258pp.

Publication Date: January 14, 2014

An "instantly mesmerizing" ( and "valuable piece of social history" ("Chicago Jewish Star")--the astonishing memoir of a "vivid, tenacious, and absolutely unforgettable" ( woman whose courage and resourcefulness kept her and her beloved safe after the Nazis invaded Austria.
Vienna, 1938: Trudi Kanter, stunning and charismatic, is a renowned hat designer for Europe's most fashionable women when she falls in love with a handsome businessman. "We were young and the world was ours," she writes. Then, in the blink of an eye, Hitler comes to power and Kanter's world collapses. She and her family embark on an incredible journey across Europe, desperate to escape Nazi-occupied Austria.

About the Author
Trudi Kanter was born in Austria and moved across Europe as she tried to escape the Nazis. She and her husband finally settled in England, where she first published her memoir. Her story was lost after her death in 1992 but was reintroduced to the world with the publication of "Some Girls, Some Hats and Hitler".