Gerda Weissmann Klein. Gerda’s maturation takes place gradually throughout All But My Life, under the shadow of the Nazi regime. At the beginning of her. are thought to be impatient with all things foreign or uncool sat there in rapt attention, already transformed by her book, All But My. Life (Gerda Weissmann Klein. 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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As heart-wrenching as it is, I somehow feel indebted to read these difficult things and even weep for those who suffered and still are.

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See all 5 questions about All But My Lifeā€¦. They learned they could not give up beucase then what’s the point of living? With Kurt Klein’s love and support the two were married inshe creates from that life a remarkable testimony to the power of love and the magnificence of the human spirit.

Than they are confronted with the Nazi invasion and things began to change for them very quickly, yet they still held on to little things that provided them with hope.

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Three years later, they save her life during a brutal winter death march. About Gerda Weissmann Klein. I have to start this review by saying, I saw Mrs.


She spends her life teaching about tolerance and bringing this message to middle and high schools where it needs to be heard the most. For all its heartbreak All But My Life is a beautiful resounding testament to the preciousness of life.

Many people along with the Weissman weismsann was forced to rebuild parts of Poland that was destoryed form the attack. View all 7 comments. She fell in love with the American soldier that helped rescure her and other when liberation came.

It reminded me to be grateful for a crying baby, food in the refrigerator, a house lige clean, a husband to kiss.

It started out in poland with her and her family trying to protect her father from knowing of the war. Gerda’s story was really touching.

This book has nearly 11, ratings and nearly reviews and the lie averages 4. It was the most moving and emotional book dealing with the Holocaust that I ever read. A Memoir by Gerda Weissmann Klein. Sep 27, Selina rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Divided into three parts, it begins with the German kleiin of Poland in September and continues through the days following Gerda’s liberation in Volary, Czechoslovakia, in May Please try again later.


Wonderful book from a wonderfully strong woman. What had we to lose? A fellow Jew, he left Germany for the U.

She tells of three years in a labour campand three years of a forced winter march from Poland to Czechoslovakia. And it had such a sweet romance at the end! Little Dancer Aged Fourteen.


The copy I read was my mother’s from when she was a girl. What an amazing blessing that have been able to get a first lice account of a Holocaust experience that I will be able to one day share with my children.

Like Anne Frank ‘s Diarythe book is a classic of Holocaust literature. This was a gripping book that I would recommend to anyone who is interested in reading about such things.

Books weismsann Gerda Weissmann Klein. I have no idea what it is like to suffer. On closing the book, one is left with great admiration for this woman. These chance moments where she is picked to work instead of die seem gerd, but you realize that without incredible luck, a Polish Jew would die.

It does not detonate, therefore Gerda’s life is spared once more.