Long Way Home, by Lynn Austin, Paperback
- Author: Lynn Austin
Lynn Austin, bestselling author, returns with a gripping World War II story of courage, friendship, and faith, even in the darkest night.
Peggy Serrano was eager for her best friend to return home from the war. But the Jimmy Barnett who came back was much different from the Jimmy who left. He was changed so drastically by his experience that he could barely function. When he attempts the unthinkable, his parents check him into the VA hospital, while Peggy is determined to help the Barnetts unravel what might have happened to send their son over the edge, starting by contacting Jimmy's war buddies and trying to identify the mysterious woman in the photo they find in Jimmy's belongings.
Seven years prior, sensing the rising tide against her people, Gisela Wolff and her family left Germany on the St. Louis, bound for Havana Cuba. Gisela met Sam Shapiro, the love of her life, on board, but the ship was denied safe harbor and sent back to Europe. This began Gisela's perilous journey of exile and survival, made possible only by the kindness and courage of a series of strangers she encountered along the way, including one man who changed the course fo her life.
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