By Marie Jalowicz Simon
Berlin 1941. Marie Jalowicz Simon, a nineteen-year-old Jewish lady, makes a rare choice. throughout her, Jews are being rounded up for deportation, compelled labour and extermination. Marie takes to the air the yellow famous person and vanishes into the city.
In the years that stick to, Marie lives below an assumed id, relocating among nearly twenty diverse secure homes. She is compelled to simply accept preserve at any place she will locate it, and plenty of of these she stayed with anticipated companies in go back. She remains with international employees, dedicated communists or even confident Nazis. Any fake stream may well result in arrest. continuously at the flow, by no means yes who will be relied on and the way a ways, it was once her quick-witted selection and the main outstanding and hair-raising strokes of good fortune that ensured her survival.
This is Marie's striking tale, instructed in her personal voice with unflinching honesty after greater than fifty years of silence.
Marie Jalowicz Simon used to be born in 1922 and got here from a middle-class Jewish relations. She escaped the ghettos and focus camps that claimed the lives of such a lot of different Jews in the course of the moment global struggle, by means of dwelling in hiding in Berlin. After the warfare she taught classics and philosophy on the Berlin Humboldt collage, yet hardly spoke approximately her previous. presently prior to her dying in 1998, her son recorded her telling her tale for the 1st time. This e-book is predicated at the tapes he recorded.