The Nazi Officer's Wife

  • by Edith Hahn Beer, Susan Dworkin
  • Narrated by Barbara Rosenblat
  • 8 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Edith Hahn was an outspoken young woman in Vienna when the Gestapo forced her into a ghetto and then into a slave labor camp. When she returned home months later, she knew she would become a hunted woman, so she went underground.She emerged in Munich as "Grete Denner". There she met Werner Vetter, a Nazi Party member who fell in love with her. Despite Edith's protests and even her eventual confession that she was Jewish, he married her and kept her identity secret.


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I felt engaged by this book as I listened but I was left with a sense of sadness when the story was over. Survival at any cost is hard to do and very hard to hear about.

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- sara "Avid reader/listener/reviewer"

An Amazing Story & Narration

I felt as if I was sitting across the table from Edith listening to her relive her story with all of its emotion, stress, and fear. I had read excellent reviews of the book and am so glad that I listened to it instead of read it. The narrator made each character's voice so true and unique. Each sigh and pause was perfect. I could hardly stop listening.

You will not be disappointed!
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- Catherine

Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-22-2005
  • Publisher: Susan Dworkin