Dola de Jong
Dola de Jong (1911-2003) was a Dutch-American writer. The Tree and the Vine, first published in 1951, is her best known work; she also won the Edgar Allen Poe Award for her mystery The Whirligig of Time, and the City of Amsterdam Literature Prize in 1947 for her novel And the Field Is the World. It was republished in 1979 under the title The Field.
Her other works included the children's books The Level Land (1943) and Return to the Level Land (1947), about a Dutch family caught up in the Nazi invasion.