|Baron von Bissing, German Governor-General|
of Belgium who outlawed all displays of patriotism.
resistance, and the band of Yanks who helped save millions from starvation, by
Jeffrey B. Miller
The Story: During WWI (1914-1918), a small band of neutral Americans in the Commission
for Relief in Belgium (CRB) worked with the Belgian Comité National de Secours et
d’Alimentation (CN) to create the largest food relief the world had ever seen, saving
nearly 10 million civilians trapped behind German lines. It’s a story few have heard.
should catapult Miller to the top tier of popular historians.” Behind the Lines;
* History Finalist, Foreword Reviews’ Book of the Year Awards, 2014 (eight
other finalists were from university presses) (Behind the Lines);
* Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2002 (co-authored men’s health book);
* Forty years as a professional writer, magazine editor, and book author;
* More than eight fulltime years researching, writing, and public speaking about this
little-known humanitarian story.
descriptive outline, targeted PR/marketing plan to stand alone or complement a
publisher’s efforts, an overview infographic, author’s resume, and reference letter.