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Synopsis: Like his boyhood friend Paul Ornstein, Steve Hornstein had dreams of becoming a doctor, even though admission to Hungarian universities was all but closed to Jews. Both managed to pursue their educations in Budapest and never lost hope of realizing their dreams, even when the Germans invaded Hungary in March 1944. Both were consigned to forced-labor camps; both escaped and endured the terror of life on the run. Anna Brunn grew up in a small village in Hungary and met Paul in 1941. They saw each other only a few times before the war intervened, but Paul had every intention of marrying Annaprovided they both survived. Anna and her parents were sent to Auschwitz, where her father died and she helped her mother survive. Lusia Schwarzwald, born and brought up in privilege in Lvov, Poland, lost her parents and brothers during the war. She became part of the Polish underground and hid in Warsaw with false papers that identified her as a Polish Catholic. After the war she became acquainted with Steve, Paul, and Anna. During the early postwar years as medical students in Heidelberg, Germany these determined friends identified their goals and made their plans. Eventually they arrived penniless in the United States with only their medical training, their hopes for the future - and each other.
Title: At the Fires Center: A STORY OF LOVE AND ...
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Book Description University of Illinois Press. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Book shows a small amount of wear to cover and binding. Some pages show signs of use. Bookseller Inventory # G0252024206I3N00
Book Description University of Illinois Press. Hardcover. Book Condition: VERY GOOD. little to no wear, pages are clean. The cover and binding are crisp with next no creases. Bookseller Inventory # 2796380069
Book Description University of Illinois Press, 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Hardcover with dustjacket. Cover clean with minor shelfwear. Interior clean, binding tight. Jacket gently rubbed. SLight curving of Jacket edge.Your purchase benefits literacy and summer reading programs in Cincinnati and Hamilton County, Ohio. We ship every business day. All books ship in cardboard bookfolds with delivery confirmation. Bookseller Inventory # 007188
Book Description University of Illinois Press, 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Good. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0252024206
Book Description University of Illinois Press 1998-10-01, 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: good. 0252024206. Bookseller Inventory # 628141
Book Description University of Illinois Press, 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Great condition with minimal wear, aging, or shelf wear. Bookseller Inventory # P020252024206
Book Description University of Illinois Press, Urbana and Chicago, 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Signed by Paul Ornstein as "Paul" and "Anna." Blue cloth binding, tight binding, 243 pages, front cover has two small stains; jacket is clean and bright Size: 9" by 6&1/2". By Subjects. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 043493
Book Description Univ of Illinois Pr, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A., 1998. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. Inscribed by author on title page, very clean, tight and bright. Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 009367
Book Description University of Illinois Press, 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: Like New. Almost new condition. Bookseller Inventory # P010252024206
Book Description University of Illinois Press, 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110252024206