Praise for "She Wore Only White"
"Anyone who loved Titanic will relish this book." – Bücher.de, Germany
"This book takes us on a wonderful journey of life transition—along with the liberating power of love." –Linzer Magazin, Austria
"The portrait of a bygone time: scandalous, melancholy, romantic. A wonderful 'first.' " --Frankfurter Stadtkurier, Germany
"Based on a true story, this tale of love and family with Titanic-like flair gives readers a glimpse of bygone conventions and the escape from them." --Nordwest Zeitung, Germany
About the Author
Dörthe Binkert was born in Hagen, Germany. She studied literature and politics and earned a PhD in art history. For thirty years she was an editor and editor-in-chief for several major German publishing houses. After writing nonfiction books for years, she published her first novel Weit übers Meer (She Wore Only White)
in 2008, inspired by an intriguing historical news article. She currently writes fiction and nonfiction, works as a freelance journalist, and lives in Zurich, Switzerland, with her son.