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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ment, a handful of crumbs still clutched in my hand, as my eyes searched his face
. "What, cat got your tongue, Kis Pofa?" Richie asked. That was his pet name for
me, Little Face in Hungarian, because, although I had gotten older and I was ...
She nodded, still not able to face me. "It was brutal." Her voice sounded as if it
would break, but then she drew herself up. "But now it's over and today he has
promised he will let us go." The march began, and I could see Violet watching for
Maybe he'll see me or at least I'll be able to see his face clearly." So we went for
the stroll. As we neared his table, Violet and I began laughing and talking loudly,
hoping to attract his attention, but he never looked up. I returned to the table ...
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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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