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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"Rosie, Larry, Baby," he called to my younger sister, brother, and me. "Come and
sing and dance." We didn't hesitate. We threw ourselves into the raucous circle,
adults and children laughing and singing. My father's entire family was there, ...
I turned sharply because I heard my sister sobbing. "What is wrong, Rosie?" I
croaked, barely able to get the words out, the wind drawing them away,
lacerating my chapped lips. My sister was shivering. "Look over there, Baby. That
is a pile of ...
My sister Rose and her girlfriend had come along with us. They looked stunning
in identically cut dresses, one in black and one in white. My sister's friend was a
blonde, so she wore the black, and my sister, a brunette, wore the white.
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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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