To See You Again: A True Story of Love in a Time of War
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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He helped my mother tuck us into bed , lingering while she watched us say our
prayers , perhaps wanting to remember that moment as well . Later , after we
were supposed to be asleep , he played some lively , gay songs , even a czardas
And the people of Budapest watched us go by , saying nothing , doing nothing ,
the silence punctuated by an occasional shout of " You ' re finally getting what ' s
coming to you , you dirty Jews ” or “ Death to the Jews . ” At least we had been ...
And still we watched and said nothing and marched on . Each night my mother ,
who must have been exhausted and heartbroken herself , would try to comfort us
. She would tell us fairy tales which she made up . All of them ended happily ...
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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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