To See You Again: A True Story of Love in a Time of War
Betty Markowitz and Richie Kovacs fell in love as teenagers in Budapest amid the terror and uncertainty of a world at war. They planned their future together, secure in the belief that their love could survive anything, even Hitler. Then, in March 1944, the Germans invaded Hungary.
Here is the moving and dramatic account of one woman's courage in the face of war, and of a love that spanned three decades. From the agony of separation to the horrors of a concentration camp, from her marriage to Otto Schimmel, an Auschwitz survivor who promised her a new life in America, through the joy and struggle of raising a family, Betty never forgot her first love. Then, in 1975, she returned to Budapest and saw someone across a crowded room...
To See You Again is Betty Schimmel's wrenching memoir of survival and sacrifice, of love lost and love found. A true story that unfolds with all the suspense of a novel, it is one that will not soon be forgotten.
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Richie and I were still fast friends . In fact , we were together so much that my
friend Violet complained to me about it many times . " We used to walk home
together every day after school until you met Richie , ” Violet would say . “ Now
you ' re ...
When Richie began coming to dinner , my father found it highly entertaining and
used to tease me about it mercilessly . Richie would walk in and my father would
raise an eyebrow , as if to say , “ Another date ? " I would look away and Richie ...
I went with Major Daniel to the nearby camp of Fulda and to Würzburg , but had
no luck finding Richie . There were a lot of young men who had survived . I only
hoped that Richie was somewhere among them . After I came home from one of ...
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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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