Hiding in plain sight: the incredible true story of a German-Jewish teenager's struggle to survive in Nazi-occupied Poland

Smith and Kraus, 01.05.2004 - 563 Seiten
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An extraordinary story of strength, resilience, hope, and salvation, Betty Lauer's book chronicles Berta Weissberger's six-year terrifying odyssey in Nazi-occupied Poland. After dying her hair blonde and studying the catechism in hopes of passing as Christian Poles, Berta, her mother, and her sister live a life of constant vigilance and fear. It is only through her abiding faith in a higher power that she is enabled to survive while hiding in plain sight.

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Breathtaking account of a Jewish teen in WWII

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This unbelievable story should be a must read, like the Diary of Anne Frank. Everything I had read (prior to this book) about the Holocaust centered around Germany. Here I learned the atrocities faced ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

Hiding in Plain Sight: The Incredible True Story of a German-Jewish Teenager's Struggle to Survive in Nazi-Occupied Poland

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Among the multitude of personal accounts of the Holocaust, one is always struck by how quickly harrowing events become part of a routine life. In Lauer's case, the ongoing trauma never became routine ... Vollständige Rezension lesen



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