Sunday, January 18, 2015

After Auschwitz: A Story of Heartbreak and Survival by the Stepsister of Anne Frank by Eva Schloss

     None of us could imagine what was to come".
  - Eva Schloss, After Auschwitz: A Story of Heartbreak and Survival

A profoundly moving and emotional read.

Eva Schloss chronicles her life, before, during and after, Auschwitz.

Before the, Nazi's captured and arrested, Eva and her family on her 15th birthday, she lived in, Amsterdam. She was a casual acquaintance of, Anne Frank. They lived in the same development and knew of one another but tragically their lives were about to change. One young girl would perish and the other would survive and eventually become the step-daughter of, Otto Frank. Anne Franks, father.

Both families would be sent to Auschwitz but only three members would survive. After liberation, Eva and her mother move to, London. Eva meets a young man and they get married. Eva's mother forms a friendship with, Frank Otto. They fall in love and together work on preserving and passing along, Anne Franks legacy.

Eva, eventually finds the courage to share her accounts of her life in, Auschwitz. This is her story, her life, one that should be shared and remembered so that this will never happen again.

Be prepared for an emotional journey. You will weep with sadness and cry with joy.

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