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Reviewed: "A World Elsewhere" by Sigrid MacRae

Sigrid MacRae’s A World Elsewhere: An American Woman in Wartime Germany is the true story of her parents and her family during World War II. Her father was a German baron born in Russia and left penniless after the 1917 Russian Revolution. 372 more words


Family Memorabilia, History's Artifact

This little album is a piece of history, not just family memorabilia. In 2009, a cousin in Germany received an e-mail from Mr. Imants Lancmanis, Director of the Rundale Palace Museum, a gorgeous, 18th century buttercream palace in Latvia, designed by Rastrelli, architect to tsars,  creator of St. 263 more words


Interview with MacRae on "A World Elsewhere"

Q&A with
Sigrid MacRae, author of
An American Woman in Wartime Germany

Q. A WORLD ELSEWHERE is the extraordinary story of your parents: Aimée Ellis, an American blue blood, and Baron Heinrich Alexis Nikolai von Hoyningen-Huene, a Baltic German exile of the Russian revolution. 2,145 more words

A World Elsewhere