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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But anything is better than this, being led to the slaughter and doing nothing." I
felt the tears in my eyes. "But what if you give yourself to him and he doesn't let
you go?" I asked. "You would have to live with that all your life." Violet just tossed
"You should be ashamed of yourself, Baby," she said to me one day as we made
up the cots. "You should be enjoying yourself and you should be thankful you
have survived." My eyes flashed at her. "And are you enjoying yourself?" I asked.
Before we left the airport, a real estate developer came up to us and asked if we
would like a free trip to St. Petersburg. We were in Fort Lauderdale. "You should
go," Uncle Ignatz said. "These guys are selling condominiums there. They'll fly ...
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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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