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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Suddenly everything around us shook. It came from upstairs, and then there was
the impact of footsteps over our heads and voices in German and Ukrainian. "Out,
you damn Jews! Get out!" My heart was pounding; I was afraid to breathe.
As suddenly as the fever came, it disappeared. The crisis was over. Mama and
Herzl opened their eyes almost at the same hour. Mama smiled when she saw us
and went back to sleep. Herzl drank some tea, and then he, too, went to sleep.
I could feel through his arm that his body tensed suddenly. He began to cough
and stagger a bit, and for a moment I was afraid he was going to have a seizure. "
Let me help you," I said, but he angrily shook off my hand. I ran into the kitchen to
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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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