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 told my father he could no longer publish his political lies . You know my
father , how dignified he was . My father told him The People ' s Voice was not a
political newspaper , just a regular newspaper . " The tears were streaming down
I told her all that , but she ' s desperate to get away . She says she ' ll die if she
has to march much longer . " " She ' ll die if she trusts that Istvan , " I said firmly .
Amy sighed again . “ You know how Violet is when she ' s made up her mind .
I wanted this moment more than I had wanted anything in my life , but I didn ' t feel
I had the right to it . Not now . At least , not yet . I pushed against his chest and
stepped back , my entire body shaking . " We have to stop right here , ” I told him .
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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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