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The Hiding Place: The Triumphant True Story of Corrie Ten Boom
by Corrie ten Boom

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The Hiding Place: The Triumphant True Story of Corrie Ten Boom by Corrie ten Boom Overview

At one time Corrie ten Boom would have laughed at the idea that there would ever be a story to tell. For the first fifty years of her life nothing at all out of the ordinary had ever happened to her. She was an old-maid watchmaker living contentedly with her spinster sister and their elderly father in the tiny Dutch house over their shop. Their uneventful days, as regulate At one time Corrie ten Boom would have laughed at the idea that there would ever be a story to tell. For the first fifty years of her life nothing at all out of the ordinary had ever happened to her. She was an old-maid watchmaker living contentedly with her spinster sister and their elderly father in the tiny Dutch house over their shop. Their uneventful days, as regulated as their own watches, revolved around their abiding love for one another. However, with the Nazi invasion and occupation of Holland, a story did ensue. Corrie ten Boom and her family became leaders in the Dutch Underground, hiding Jewish people in their home in a specially built room and aiding their escape from the Nazis. For their help, all but Corrie found death in a concentration camp. The Hiding Place is their story.

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About The Hiding Place: The Triumphant True Story of Corrie Ten Boom Description

Corrie ten Boom and her family were Christians who were active in social work in their home town of Haarlem, the Netherlands. During the Nazi occupation, they chose to act out their faith through peaceful resistance to the Nazis by active participation in the Dutch underground. They were hiding, feeding and transporting Jews and underground members hunted by the Gestapo out of the country. It is e

Data Book The Hiding Place: The Triumphant True Story of Corrie Ten Boom

Original Title The Hiding Place ISBN 0553256696 (ISBN13: 9780553256697 ) Edition Language English setting Haarlem, 1940 (Netherlands) Netherlands Ravensbrück (82)