The All But My Life Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter Gerda Weissmann is a fifteen-year old girl who lives with her . The girls are taken to a hospital and it is there where Gerda meets Kurt Klein who asks her to. Read a free sample or buy All But My Life by Gerda Weissmann Klein. You can read this book with iBooks on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch. All but My Life tells the haunting story of Gerda Weissman Klein’s experience under the Nazi regime. Taken from her home in Bielitz, Poland, and.

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Abek was a good suitor for Gerda, he ggerda smart and kind and even respected by her father. We could forget, but this book is proof that there are survivors who never will, and generations that will never exist. She used anger, faith and love to keep going. If iTunes doesn’t open, click the iTunes application icon in your Dock or on your Windows desktop. This book was written by my dear friend’s grandmother.

A heartbreaking letter from a school friend telling of the murder of her family foreshadows the gerca loss that Gerda will soon experience.


We might have had a chance to survive. A different, well written account lofe survival. But, we’ve got a new leader taking office here in the U. Even when Gerda is separated from her parents, their love continues to protect her. We see the disintegration of normal life as her family is torn apart.


All But My Life: A Memoir by Gerda Weissmann Klein

Thank you to my Heavenly Father for sending me this book at a desperately needed time. Gerda’s serene and idyllic childhood is shattered when Nazis march into Poland on September 3, In her, Kurt Klein sees a woman of extraordinary nobility.

This is not the story of a “sacrificed angel. It almost felt like I was listening to an old black and while movie with poor sound and the narrator sounded bored reading the book. The question “How does one bury a heart?

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All But My Life: A Memoir

Gerda often fell into sickness and couldn’t work, which meant no food. He continues to love her and like Ilse sacrifices himself to be with her. Wonderful book from a wonderfully strong woman.

View all 7 comments. In this regard Gerda excels. Apple Audible downpour eMusic audiobooks.

View all 5 comments. The family’s downward spiral continues when they must leave their home for the ghetto. She conveyed a sense of a strong personality, sensitive to others but not backing klin from her values or her reality. I was so interested in her life that i looked up the documentary done on her in called ” One survivor remembers” a well done one from HBO. Modern Language Association http: It woul This was a favorite book from middle school.

Stay in Touch Sign up. I think, though, that it is because I experience my life – my comfortable, easy life – so much more richly when I see how others have suffered and survived.

He is, in fact, much more. A shrill whistle blew through the peaceful afternoon. Somehow the in-town treatment of the Jews was almost more nausea-inducing to me than the more-commonly-repeated tales of the campsnot because the treatment was less humane in the towns but because the general public knew what was going on and let it happen; it wasn’t just the military being cruel behind closed doors.


It had helped me to survive, this lovely world that was to be mine when the war was over. Despite her horrifying experiences, Klein conveys great strength of spirit and faith in humanity.

She made up skits,stories and plays for a diversion. Mary Queen of Scots.

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I would really recommend anyone interested in this topic to read this book cause it changed me, and I’m sure anyone else who read this book.

Her mother’s last words, “Be strong,” sustain her through loneliness and near despair.

There was a problem adding your email address. Gerda’s beautifully written story gives an invaluable message to everyone.

Arthur was nearly through his university training, wrissmann, talented, adored by his younger sister. Imagine a world in which your entire possession is one raspberry and you give it to your friend. Gerda’s struggle back to health is a long one.