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 would have to make my way back through the forest and fields. One thing I did
know: Buczacz was terribly far away. My immediate need was food. Only after
that would I worry about what direction Buczacz lay in. I headed into the forest,
"In the wheat field. You know, the one near the flour mill." "It's funny, you know? I
thought all the Jews were dead." "Oh, they are; these are just the last few. Don't
worry, we'll get them too." Laughter. It was only a brief conversation, but it was all
There was no response from the children; I didn't know if they understood or not. "
Now," I said, "when we leave this field we are not going to bother to take care.
When they arrive tonight they will see that you have been here; we can't hide that.
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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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