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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I shook my head no . “ You sound just like my mother . She is always telling me to
hold my head high to show them that we are not giving up , that the more they
hurt us , the more we will bounce back . " I threw an acorn at a scampering
I could see her talking calmly , earnestly to Violet , and I could see Violet shaking
her head . Ten minutes later my mother walked back to me . “ She just won ' t
listen . She thinks this man will do anything for her and she is willing to do
... never be . “ Let ' s walk , Kis Pofa , and I will tell you what happened to me after
we were separated . " He wrapped his arm around me and drew me close to his
side , his head leaning down for a moment to rest gently on the top of my head ...
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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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