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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The cooling breezes of the Mediterranean could not reach down into the hot
holds of the ship, which had been renamed the Theodor Herzl. Because the
Theodor Herzl was trying to pass as an ordinary freighter, it would not do for
I knew they were announcing their intent to board us. A few moments of silence
followed the British announcement. Then we heard the voice of our captain
speaking over the loudspeaker. "This is the ship Theodor Herzl," he said in
As the port neared, there was virtual silence on board the Theodor Herzl. I looked
at the Jewish flag, flying so freely in the morning breeze. The captain had raised
the flag when he realized that the British would soon board our ship. I looked at ...
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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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