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By Planaria Price,Helen Reichmann West

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

Meet Gucia Gomolinska: clever, made up our minds, self reliant, and steadfast within the face of injustice. starting to be up in Poland within the Nineteen Twenties and ’30s, Gucia stories difficult, makes neighbors, falls in love, and goals of a vibrant destiny.

Her global is grew to become the other way up while Nazis descend upon Poland, setting up in her city of Piotrków Trybunalski the 1st Jewish ghetto of global struggle II. because the struggle escalates, Gucia watches neighbors and friends lose their livelihoods, their dignity, their lives.

She understands her blond hair and reasonable dermis provide her a bonus, and finally she faces a harrowing selection: to chance the doubtful horrors of deportation to a focus camp or the convinced loss of life if whe have been stuck resisting. She comes to a decision to imagine a fake id as a gentile. Gucia adjustments her identify to Danuta Barbara Tanska, nicknamed Basia, and leaves at the back of every thing and everybody she has ever recognized. If she succeeds she is going to stay unfastened; but when she fails she is going to perish.

Working from vast interviews together with her topic and in session with Basia’s daughter, Helen Reichmann West, writer Planaria expense tells this very good existence tale at once within the first individual in an inspiring paintings of narrative nonfiction.

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