To See You Again: A True Story of Love in a Time of War
Thorndike Press, 1999 - 471 Seiten
"Will you love me always just as you love me now?" I asked. "Always", he promised. With these words, Betty Markowitz and Richie Kovacs pledged their hearts to each other forever. They met as children in 1939 in Budapest, and fell in love as teenagers amid the terror of a world at war, confident that their love could survive even Hitler. Separated from Richie by the Nazis in 1944, Betty vowed she would find him. But it would be thirty years and a lifetime of pain, love, loss, and joy before she did.
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Once, my mother, who loved me and trusted Richie, said to us as we were on our
way out, "Don't do anything I wouldn't do." We promised we wouldn't, but I couldn'
t help thinking we had probably already done things my mother never would ...
All four of us walked the few blocks to Richie's house, which, we found out, had
been turned into a star house. The liquor distributorship beneath their large
second-floor apartment had been closed and vandalized, all the liquor looted.
of Richie's fellow musicians. She threw her arms around me and hugged me
close. "It's Baby.," she said. "And you look wonderful." At forty-six, I was still pretty
and slender, my dark hair shoulder length. Sandy examined pictures on the ...
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - CarolBurnett - LibraryThing
Had me in tears - not only because of the love story, but more because of the sadness I feel that so many people had to endure such atrocities. More of today's generation should read books about the Holocaust so that these people are remembered. Vollständige Rezension lesen
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - anieva - LibraryThing
How could this book not be one easily found in a bookstore? You probably have to go on-line to find this one, but it's worth it if you love a great, absorbing read. It's very romantic. Will the lovers ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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