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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I felt my hand tremble when I closed the door to Tzivia's office. The way she said "
Shalom, Alicia" in Hebrew reached into the depths of my soul. How well I
remembered those two words, said to me so often by my family and friends. It
Tzivia advised the travelers to bring along some cash and food that wouldn't spoil
, like bread and cheese. She introduced the girl who was to lead them. Her name
was Ursula and she was only a few years older than I. The entire briefing took ...
Tzivia and Helek soon came in and motioned me to come and sit with them at the
front table facing the people. Tzivia talked about the route they would be taking,
and when she finished she said: "And now I will introduce Alicia to you. She will ...
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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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