In Kindling Flame: the Story of Hannah Senesh 1921-1944 by linda a. goldenberg
Approx. 61,340 words.
Published on July 16, 2012.
This is the gripping story of a young woman who is an icon of resistance to the Holocaust and an enduring symbol of courage. Born in Budapest in 1921, Hannah Senesh dreamed of becoming a writer. But she was Jewish, and by the time she was a teenager, the Nazis were coming to power in Europe. In 1939, at just18, she left for Palestine. Later she returned on a rescue mission that cost her life.