Download PDF by Planaria Price,Helen Reichmann West: Claiming My Place: A True Story of Defiance, Deception, and

By Planaria Price,Helen Reichmann West

ISBN-10: 0374305293

ISBN-13: 9780374305291

ISBN-10: 1427294674

ISBN-13: 9781427294678

The real tale of a tender Jewish lady who survived the Holocaust by way of escaping to Nazi Germany and hiding in undeniable sight.

Meet Gucia Gomolinska: clever, decided, self reliant, and steadfast within the face of injustice. transforming into up in Poland within the Nineteen Twenties and ’30s, Gucia stories challenging, makes pals, falls in love, and desires of a vivid destiny.

Her global is became the wrong way up whilst Nazis descend upon Poland, developing in her city of Piotrków Trybunalski the 1st Jewish ghetto of global struggle II. because the warfare escalates, Gucia watches neighbors and pals lose their livelihoods, their dignity, their lives.

She is aware her blond hair and reasonable epidermis provide her a bonus, and at last she faces a harrowing selection: to possibility the doubtful horrors of deportation to a focus camp or the convinced dying if whe have been stuck resisting. She makes a decision to imagine a fake id as a gentile. Gucia alterations her identify to Danuta Barbara Tanska, nicknamed Basia, and leaves at the back of every thing and everybody she has ever identified. If she succeeds she is going to stay unfastened; but when she fails she's going to perish.

Working from large interviews together with her topic and in session with Basia’s daughter, Helen Reichmann West, writer Planaria expense tells this superb lifestyles tale without delay within the first individual in an inspiring paintings of narrative nonfiction.

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