The Flight Portfolio - A Novel

Author(s): Julie Orringer

Gay & Bi Male Fiction

MARSEILLE, 1940. Varian Fry, a Harvard-educated journalist and editor, arrives in France. Recognizing the darkness descending over Europe, he and a group of like-minded New Yorkers formed the Emergency Rescue Committee, helping artists and writers escape from the Nazis and immigrate to the United States. Now, amid the chaos of World War II, and in defiance of restrictive U.S. immigration policies, Fry must procure false passports, secure visas, seek out escape routes through the Pyrenees and by sea, and make impossible decisions about who should be saved, all while under profound pressure--and in a state of irrevocable personal change. In this dazzling work of historical fiction--one that illuminates previously unexplored elements of Fry's story, and has, since its publication, brought us new insight into his life--Julie Orringer, award-winning author of The Invisible Bridge, has crafted a gripping tale of forbidden love, high-stakes adventure, and unimaginable courage.


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General Fields

  • : 9780307949714
  • : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
  • : Vintage
  • : June 2020
  • : .96 Inches X 5.22 Inches X 7.97 Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 576
  • : 813/.6
  • : English
  • : Paperback
  • : Julie Orringer