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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Dinner at Richie's home was lovely and elegant. The Kovacses' apartment,
situated at the top of the large building that housed both the liquor distributorship
and a small Orthodox synagogue that had been built by his great-grandfather,
She would meet secretly with the rabbi's wife and help those Jews who were too
old or too sick to tend to themselves, although this became increasingly
dangerous to do. And she still tried to have Friday night dinner. She would save
up a ...
The dinner conversation was lively, and a trio of Gypsy violinists circled the room,
playing those romantic songs from my childhood that made my eyes fill with tears.
"How was your day?" Janos asked. We told him about visiting my old friend's ...
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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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