Synopses & Reviews
The planes came. My mother leaped from the driver's seat screaming. Into the ditch! A heart-wrenching story of one family's struggle to be free. Sigrid and her family escaped communism not once but four times. They went from feudal glory under the Czars through the Soviet revolution to democracy in Estonia, Nazism in Poland during World War II, then communism in East Germany, and finally freedom in West Germany and the United States.