- "This remarkable collection of letters between German Jews trapped in Nazi Germany and their relatives in the United States offers rare insights into the challenges of an average American family responding to desperate requests for refuge and aid"-- Provided by publisher.
- Bonelli, Charlotte, 1956-
- New Have : Yale University Press, 
Part 1. Berlin beginnings
From Hecht to Hatch: American relations
Persistence rewarded. Part 2. December 1938-August 1939
Settling In: a new life in New York
Looking back home
Escape to Shanghai
A widening circle. Part 3. September 1939-October 1941
The Shanghai solution
Rosh Hashana, 1940
Deportation to Gurs: ILOT K
A closing door.
- Other Authors/Editors
- Bodemann, Natascha, translator.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Part 1. Berlin beginnings -- From Hecht to Hatch: American relations -- First requests -- Persistence rewarded. Part 2. December 1938-August 1939 -- Settling In: a new life in New York -- Looking back home -- Escape to Shanghai -- A widening circle. Part 3. September 1939-October 1941 -- Desperate Appeals -- The Shanghai solution -- Rosh Hashana, 1940 -- Deportation to Gurs: ILOT K -- A closing door.