The Underground Engineer

The Underground Engineer
Ruth Eshel
A first-of-its-kind portrait of the life of Colonel Jenka Ratner – from his dazzling cross-continental adventures to his lifesaving inventions, and the founding of one of the most prolific defense Institute in history.

About the Author

In her debut novel, Dr. Ruth Eshel entwines her personal family heritage as IDF Colonel Evgeni “Jenka” Ratner's daughter, with a sweeping larger than life storytelling voice. Dr. Eshel is an acclaimed prize-winning dance researcher, critic, and author of Dance Spreads Its Wings – Israeli Concert dance 1920-2010 (English, De Gruyter).