Alicia: My Story
Bantam Books, 1988 - 356 Seiten
Her name is Alicia. She was thirteen when she began saving the lives of people she did not know--while fleeing the Nazis through war-ravaged Poland. Her family cruelly wrenched from her. Alicia rescued other Jews from the Gestapo, led them to safe hideouts, and lent them her courage and hope. Even the sight of her mother's brutal murder could not quash this remarkable child's faith in human goodness--or her determination to prevail against overwhelming odds.
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Windows were smashed, stores ransacked — even my father's china shop fell
victim to the mobs. Then it became quiet, and the townspeople waited for their
new captors. Our Jewish community was particularly concerned. Would the
Thousands of Jewish people were murdered in that action. The discovery of
many bunkers was due to a young Ukrainian dogcatcher who used his dogs to
find the hiding places. He was later killed by an unknown person. The people
Before the war, one out of every ten Poles was Jewish; now the Jews were
almost all gone. Every one of us who survived was a reminder of Polish
indifference at the best, often betrayal. Would the Polish occupier of a Jewish
home or the ...
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - ashleyk44 - LibraryThing
I read a lot of Holocaust-related stories in middle school. As morbid as it sounds, they were so interesting, and so heartbreaking to read. There are quite a few more still sitting in my closet, but ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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I'm positive most people that have read this book will say it's completely memorable. This is the 1st book I have read that really impacted my life. I read it 15 yrs ago but I still recommend this ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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