Land I Have Chosen Author:Ellin Berlin Two women, one American, the other German, find their private lives caught up in the clash of fascism with freedom. Lisa Blessing, a lovely actress, as popular in America as in her native Germany, watched with horror the spell of Nazism taking hold on her people. She came to understand what it meant to men like Franz, her Prussian husband, who n... more »eeded something to show for his aristocratic German pride. Lisa deeply loved Germany and her husband, but this rising ugliness forced her to decide between living in a Nazi homeland and in a free America.
Anne Brooke, blond and attractive, had everything a Southampton, New York background could supply. She too had to make a choice which at first seemed to have little connection with Lisa's. But when she rejected love in favor of a substantial marriage she put a premium on the same sort of security the Nazis promised their aristocrats. Chance threw Franz and Anne together, and like Lisa she was faced with the great decision.« less