From Danuta's hometown newspaperby John Koenig on 05/17/13
"Author captures drama of teen's life." That's the headline on a story in the Commercial-News, the daily newspaper in Danville, Illinois, where Danuta spent the latter part of her life.
Reporter Mary Wicoff wrote: "A story about a Polish teenager who escaped from a Siberian labor camp during World War II still resonates with people more than 70 years later. The gripping details of Danuta Gasior Murrmann's life form the foundation for the book, "Danuta," written by John Koenig of Austin, Texas, formerly of Danville." (Read more.)