The Tradeswoman: A Story of Survival
By: Christina Windhorst
About the Book
As a young Polish woman, Jozefa is married to a widower, Stefan, at the request of her family, though their marriage is met with coldness. After giving birth to two daughters, and caring for Stefan’s daughter, Hannah, Jozefa becomes acquainted with what being a wife and mother means. Though just as she has become comfortable in her daily duties, German forces storm into Poland and take over her family’s land and her husband’s factory. Now it is all Jozefa, Stefan, their children, and her parents can do to make sure the family survive a Nazi labor camp.
A story that tells of the trials and tribulations of one woman’s survival during World War II. After many years of suffering and sacrifices, Jozefa and her family will never be the same.
About the Author
Christina Windhorst is the child of immigrants, a former high school English teacher, married, and an animal lover.