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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"I'll adopt you," she said to him, rocking him back and forth. "This way, you'll have
a family again." And then both of them cried. I could tell they had formed a new
mutual admiration society. Mother made dinner and invited Otto to stay. I made a
"I can do it, Otto," she would say. But Otto would just smile as he reached over
and grabbed the packages. "You have carried enough to last a lifetime," he
would tell her. I liked working at the jewelry company and it laid the seeds for the
Otto turned to me. "Let me buy you something to remember this day by/' he said. I
could hardly believe my ears. "It's not necessary. I don't think I'll ever forget this
day," I answered., my voice laced with sarcasm. Otto wisely ignored the comment.
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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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