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Rror terror and the awful living conditions she endured at the camp She carried the mark of being Jewish or the rest of her life she had her identification number tattooed on her arm and it was roughly engraved into her skinShe survived three years of terrible living conditions starvation and suffering The irst camp she stays at was Terezin then she s was sent to Auschwitz then Hamburg and the last camp is Bergen Belsen In 1945 the British inally liberated the camp Franci eventually returned to Prague and nothing
was the same The amily business is gone their lavish apartment her the same The The Warrior Princess of Pennyroyal Academy family business is gone their lavish apartment her and her husband have all diedFranci s War is a powerful story about how one brave young woman endured three years living inour concentration camps she never gave up and somehow she manged to surviveI enjoyed Franci s War and I gave it three stars I shared my review on Goodreads Edelweiss Australian Kobo Twitter and my blog A must read or understanding the terrors of the Holocaust rom a woman s perspective This review is a little biased since I m her son Did not read this until 30 years after her death Most of the accounts were told to me at least once during my childhood by her there were some accounts that were new to me Was not aware that she wrote so well in English as Czech was her native tongue As people have already commented these irst hand accounts offer a young woman s experience during WWII whereas most holocaust accounts have been rom a male point of view It can also bring perspective to the current health problems we are experiencingPS thank you Penguin Random House books Elizabeth I for taking a chance now where other publishers in the past did not Franci s War is the memoir of Franci Rabinek a non practising Czech Jew and the horrors that she experiences in WW2 Franci camerom a uite well off amily that owned their own Fashion houseThis story shows the story shows Franci s journey rom Prague to the horrors of the concentration camps to the Liberation and to her then making a life Theres Always a Trail / Home in the Valley for herself in America after the war The sheer determination of her survival This is a straightforward tale of an account of what happened Thank you NetGalley and Penguin Micheal Josephor a copy of this book I have read several books of this nature but never a memoir To be honest I ound this book uite hard to get into There was no personalization It was just hard cold acts The copy had so many typos in it but l learned later that this was deliberate as it was written this way originally I understood that but or me I could not engage in this book properly because of this 3 stars rom me. An electrician an occupation that both endangered and saved her life In this memoir she offers her intense candid and sometimes The Everyman Book of Nonsense Verse funny account of those dark years with the women prisoners in her tight knit circle ofriends Franci's War is the powerful testimony of one incredibly strong young woman who endured the horrors of the Holocaust and surviv. Eeling an emotional connection to Franci I elt as though I was presented with a series of acts or Ten Years Beyond Baker Street: fleeting events leaving me uite detachedrom Franci herself unfortunately it also makes the novel eel like a descriptive list in parts which doesn t at all do Franci justice Naturally the gravity and magnitude of the environment remains to be hard hitting but I eel a memoir should eel personal in terms of understanding the personality of those affected and I can t
say that I inished this eeling like I really knew that I inished this book eeling I really knew Nevertheless if I could every personal account of this tragic time I would God knows it s the least we can do ARC provided rom Netgalley in exchange or an honest review An incredible read about an extraordinary woman who survived endless nightmares Epstein s mother wrote her memoir in the 1970s and passed away in 1989 It documents her time in several concentration camps ama eventual emigration to the US It s straight orward and poignant Thanks to Edelweiss and Penguin Publishing NYCTaxiCabTales.com: Taxi Stories from streets of NYC for the advance copy Franci s War is a story of a Holocaust survivor and the struggles one woman and heramily suffered through during WWII This is a story of a woman with immense strength poise and determination This book The Wrong Side of the Bed follows Franci on her journeyrom her home in the Czechoslovakian home to the Auschwitz concentration camps through to her liberation and back to Prague where she started the journey The book is heart wrenching and powerful as it takes you along such an emotional journey A must read The Alvin Ho Super Collection: Books 1-4 for those interested in stories of WWII the Holocaust and the liberation of the Jews that did manage to survive such a horrific time Five stars is the highest rating allowed or I would give I could not put this book down I won this book through Goodreads giveawaysA very interesting memoirrom a group that does not have a lot of personal stories کاروان امید from Czech Jews who were not practicing The one thing about this book that bugged me was there was no explanation of why the author switchedrom using I statements to using her number given to her in Auschwitz Was that her decision or her daughter who edited the manuscript That would have been nice to have an explanation کاروان امید: سرگذشت تری فاکس for that Franci s War is a story about a young woman caught up in the horror of WW II heramily was once wealthy owned their own ashion house and they lived and worked in Prague
the Nazi s arrive slowly started to change the amily had to give away or sell what they could and made to moveIn 1942 Franci arrived alone at Terezin concentration camp nothing could have prepared her Tempting Faith Di Napoli for the ho. Beginning of her three year journeyrom Terezin to the Czech amily camp in Auschwitz Birkenau to the slave labor camps in Hamburg and Bergen Belsen After liberation by the British in April 1945 she inally returned to PragueFranci was known in her group as the Prague dress designer who lied to Dr Mengele at an Auschwitz selection saying she was.After The Nazi S Arrive
review ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ô Franci Rabinek EpsteinI enjoyed this book The beginning was slow but she was soo determined and its motivational everything she went through and she still had the perseverance to survive This is a very powerful story Franci s War is the memoir of Franci Rabinek a non practicing Czech Jew who grew up in a amily uite well off with her amily owning a ashion house in PragueFranci s journey tells of how her and her amily were caught in the middle of World war ll and ultimately as Jews were separated and incarcerated in several Concentration
camps including Terezin and Auschwitz Some of the most reknown concentration camps orincluding Terezin and Auschwitz Some of the most reknown concentration camps or cruelty and abuse To ultimately the British releasing her or her to return to Prague and realise nothing will ever be the sameI eel like I learnt a lot reading this memoir I ound the act that Franci classed herself as agnostic and not a practicing Jew but yet was still classed and treated as such by the nazis astonishingThis book really is ascinating the level of detail and the intricacies in not just Franci s journey but those of the other prisoners is mind blowingTheres no denying Franci s strength and resilience is remarkable The only thing I The Way of Women found with this book is thator me the personalization wasn t really there I wanted to know about how Franci elt but this was a actual account and I The Dream of Water: A Memoir felt like in places it came across as cold hardacts rather than how this affected herI definitely would recommend this book though I m completely in awe of Franci and I eel super grateful that I had the opportunity to read her story There are many memoirs surrounding the events of WWII but I m not sure there are many which tackle it the way Franci s War does It remains to be a memoir but the approach is uite different with a sudden change in narrative style around 30% of the way through I haven t really considered before how the undeniably out of body experience a concentration camp evokes could be represented in literature other than a standard approach Franci s War perfectly captures that experience demonstrating the slip in persona remarkably wellAs with many stories of this nature the novel takes us through the life of a prisoner Franci Rabinek is
a non practising Czechoslovakian Jew who inds herself throughout the early part of her life travelling between concentration camps tenuouslynon practising Czechoslovakian Jew who inds herself throughout the early part of her life travelling between concentration camps tenuously any The Great Race friendship she can to keep grounded This is also a complete journey including pictures of Franci and some closure about her life after her time in the concentration camps I struggled with the narrative voice sometimes as Franci s story unravels Rather than The engrossing memoir of a spirited and glamorous youngashion designer who survived World War ll with an afterword by her daughter Helen EpsteinIn the summer of 1942 twenty two year old Franci Rabinek designated a Jew by the Nazi racial laws arrived at Terezin a concentration camp and ghetto The Water in Between forty miles north of her home in Prague It would be the.