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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Old men, women, children, we were all made to clear the debris, including the
scattered dead. The first time we were ordered to do it, I refused. My mother
grabbed my arms, rummaged in our few possessions for our gloves, and handed
me my ...
We walked slowly back to the camp, his arm around my shoulders hugging me
close to him. Inside, I felt numb, in shock at the decision I had made so quickly.
And I knew I had lied to Otto. Oh yes, I would marry him, for I had promised and I ...
Richie closed the door and took me in his arms again, not even bothering to turn
on the light. I felt his lips hot against mine, I felt the shape of those lips that had
been the first to ever kiss me, and I was lost. I felt Richie pressed against me, the
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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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