PHILIPPE SANDS – The Ratline: The Exalted Life and Mysterious Death of a Nazi Fugitive

Feb 07, 2021 2:00PM

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The JCA presents Book Festival in Your Living Room

In partnership with the JCC Literary Consortium and the Atlanta JCC

PHILIPPE SANDS – The Ratline: The Exalted Life and Mysterious Death of a Nazi Fugitive

Sunday, February 7th | 2 PM ET

Tickets: $6 – virtual ticket, or $36 – one virtual ticket and one copy of the book (including shipping):

https://www.showclix.com/event/philippe-sands-the-ratline/tag/portland

“Hypnotic, shocking, and unputdownable.” –John le Carré

 

From the author of the internationally acclaimed, award-winning East West Street: A tale of Nazi lives, mass murder, love, cold war espionage, a mysterious death in the Vatican–and “the Ratline,” the Nazi escape route to Peron’s Argentina.

 

Baron Otto von Wächter, Austrian lawyer, husband, father, high Nazi official, senior SS officer, former governor of Galicia during the war, creator and overseer of the Krakow ghetto, indicted after as a war criminal for the mass murder of more than 100,000 Poles, hunted by the Soviets, the Americans, the British, by Simon Wiesenthal, on the run for three years, from 1945 to 1948.