To See You Again: A True Story of Love in a Time of War
Dutton, 1999 - 279 Seiten
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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You don't live here anymore." I turned to go, but my mother grabbed my arm. "Just
one more thing," my tiny mother said, looking up at this bitter, angry woman. "Has
anyone here been looking for me or for my children? A tall, brown-haired, ...
I'm ashamed to say that after the first few days, almost nothing I saw shocked me
anymore. I'll never forget the time I saw a child in a wheelbarrow, shot to death,
his body rotting in the sun. Everyone was afraid to claim him. But that was a ...
I was dragging the baby carriage back up the fourth flight of stairs one day, Bobby
cradled in my other arm, when I just couldn't stand it anymore. "This is not a life," I
said to myself. "I want a life." I called a Hungarian man whom I was friendly ...
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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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