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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He had passed on this simple , abiding faith to my mother , who embraced it
absolutely and forced us to believe . Many times , in the years to come , it was all
the protection we had . Miraculously , it was enough . Nothing could dislodge her
Richie held me closer , one hand caressing my hair , which had grown down my
back by this time . “ Listen to me , Baby . I ' ve told you this before but it ' s more
important than ever now that you hear me and believe me . " And he held me
Every bit of free time I had , I went to nearby camps looking for Richie , or at least
for word of him . I couldn ' t bring myself to believe that he was really , truly dead ,
even though his name had appeared on that list at Kassel camp . I could not ...
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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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