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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would wait to do until we were married. That day, on the hill, the sun warmed us
and the walls hid us from view. We escaped the war and took each other to the
place where we only had to think about our future. Soon it was time to go.
Once we were back in our own apartment, at least there would be a clean
bathroom, even if we still had to wait in line to use it. I used the filthy, reeking toilet
. When I tried to wash my hands afterward, ready to rub them dry against my
ily, so I asked if I could wait for my friends in Otto's room. "Could I lie down and
rest while I wait for them?" I asked. "Of course," said George, a nice young man
whose family had all been killed by the Nazis. "Make yourself comfortable." I
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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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