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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The man seemed to take pity on me . Perhaps he thought I was stupid , or else he
wanted to encourage people to report such hidden valuables . At any rate , he
turned to the soldier who had brought us in . “ Release them . " Then , turning to ...
I will never forget that smell , which seemed to cling to everything at
Mauthausenthe walls , our clothes , our hair , the barracks , the very air we
breathed , which was thick and acrid . It was only later that we found out why the
air was so thick ...
My legs shook so badly the steps seemed to take forever . I could barely breathe .
Finally I was right behind him . I leaned over the banister of the staircase and put
my hand on his shoulder and said , “ I am sorry to bother you , but I think we ...
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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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