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 just nodded and hurried away, not wanting the man to see the tears that were
suddenly blinding me. Detaining Jewish people for forced labor was a common
practice with the Germans, and the Ukrainians had adopted the custom with
Tears welled in my eyes, and I turned and hurried out of the house. Behind me 1
could hear my mother's soothing voice welcoming the tired family and setting
them at ease. Outside I sat on the ground near the well, silent tears streaming
He put down the tin and came over to me, reaching out to wipe the tears from my
cheeks with a handkerchief he pulled out of his breast pocket. "What is the matter,
dievushka," he asked softly. I burst into tears all over again. He led me to the ...
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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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