Charlotte Knobloch, Rafael Seligmann: Memories. DVA Verlag (Hardcover, 20th century, c 1900 to c 1999, Germany)

Original Title: In Deutschland angekommen

Hardcover with jacket, 336 pages, 13.5 x 21.5 cm, 5.3 x 8.5 in.
ISBN: 978-3-421-04477-8
€ 22.99 [D] | € 23.70 [A] | CHF 32.50 * (* rec. retail price) recommended retail price

Publishing House: DVA Sachbuch

Date of publication: October 22, 2012
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Charlotte  Knobloch, Rafael  Seligmann - Memories


The moving story of survival of a courageous woman

Charlotte Neuland was born in Munich in 1932, the only child of the respected lawyer Fritz Neuland and his wife Margarethe, who for his sake had converted to Judaism. When Charlotte is four, her parents are divorced for her mother can no longer stand the pressure placed on them by the Nazis. Charlotte stays with her father and her mother's place taken by her grandmother Albertine Neuland. On November 9, 1938, Fritz Neuland flees with his six-year-old daughter, past the wrecked Jewish shops and the burning synagogues. When Charlotte and Albertine Neuland are on the list of those to be deported by the Gestapo, Fritz Neuland takes Charlotte to Kreszentia Hummel in Central Franconia, the former housekeeper of her uncle, who had emigrated to the USA. Charlotte Neuland becomes "Lotte Hummel". Until the summer of 1945 "Lotte" lives as a farmer's daughter on the Hummels' farm, until one day her father turns up…


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