My parents were to get married in our family home in Burgundy. I have a copy of the wedding invitation. The date is September 3, 1939—the day Britain and France declared war on Germany. Needless to say, they did not get married that day. My father had been mobilized a while earlier and was in… read more
An author's blog about her research for a novel based on the true story of her family in Nazi-occupied France, writing and other reflections.