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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We had completed another sale of our goods to the two men from Lodz. Usually
they would leave our home with a promise to return soon. This time they didn't
leave, but asked permission to stay overnight. They said they wished to speak to
Walk around, see Lodz, think things over, and come to see me tomorrow
afternoon. Shalom, Ala." She put some coins on the table and was gone. I walked
up and down the streets of Lodz for the rest of the day. I sat in a park, threw
stones in ...
Although it took a little time to admit to myself, I think I was also relieved that the
decision to return to Lodz had been taken out of my hands. I wrote a long letter to
Tzivia explaining what had happened on the border and suggested again that ...
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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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