The Hare with Amber Eyes: A Family's Century of Art and Loss - Study Guide Chapters 26, 27 and 28 Summary & Analysis

Edmund de Waal
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Chapter 26: 'Good for a Single Journey'

England was unable to take any more refugees. The family feared that any day they would be arrested and taken to Dachau. They needed money to pay taxes and punitive fines in order to emigrate. By this time, Viktor was 78 years old. He was forced to visit office after office and official after official but was turned away repeatedly. Fortunately, Rudolf was allowed to emigrate to the US where a friend had secured a job for him. Emmy, Viktor and Anna were the only ones left in the old mansion. There was no place for them to go—most places are off limits to them.

In a dangerous move, Elisabeth returned to help her parents flee. She carried a Dutch passport and was not identified as a Jew. She posed as an official to cut through...

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