Bay Area novelist brings Kindertransports to life

Posted on September 4, 2019

Meg Waite Clayton knew she was writing a novel about the Kindertransports, but she didn’t know whether to focus on the transports out of Vienna or Prague. Clayton had made a research trip to Vienna but was not feeling connected to the city. Then she visited an exhibit there featuring the contents of suitcases taken by the children — items such as storybooks, doll clothes, family photos, Band-Aids and a hairbrush.

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