Lovely Green Eyes

Lovely Green Eyes

A Novel

Book - 2002
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She has hair of ginger and lovely green eyes, and she has just been transported with her family from Terez+n to Auschwitz. In short order, her father commits suicide, and her mother and younger brother are dispatched to the gas chambers, but young Hanka Kaudersov+, working for Dr. Krueger, is still alive. Faced with the choice of death or working in a German military brothel on the eastern front, she chooses life, and passes as an Aryan. Hanka fights cold and hunger, fear and shame, sustained by her loathing of the men who visit her and by a fierce desire to live. This remarkable novel soars beyond nightmare to leave the reader with a transcendent sense of hope.
Publisher: New York : Arcade Pub., 2002
Edition: 1st North American ed
ISBN: 9781559706292
1559706295
Branch Call Number: F
Characteristics: 248 pages ;,22 cm
Additional Contributors: Osers, Ewald 1917-2011

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mclarjh
Aug 08, 2017

What's an old man doing writing about a young woman? Dull, lifeless, weak characters and storytelling.

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dbedn
Jun 26, 2017

What I enjoyed about this book was a glimpse of how a person who has been through a war, genocide, and personal brutal abuse can begin to live a normal life again. That is quite remarkable.

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