Alone in the Storm

December 14, 2015|
Alone in the Storm by Leslie Vertes
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In wartime Budapest, Leslie Vertes escapes from the forced labour service. As he lives under false identity documents, each day he survives feels like a miracle. Yet when liberation day arrives, he barely has time to revel in his freedom before the new Soviet regime whisks him back into captivity. After two back-breaking years of labour, Leslie is released, but when his life is threatened again during the 1956 Hungarian uprising, Leslie realizes that he will not feel truly free until he leaves the country.
Leslie Vertes was born in Ajak, Hungary, in 1924. After the Hungarian Uprising of 1956, Leslie fled Budapest with his wife, Vera, and their son, George, arriving in Canada in 1957. Leslie had a long, successful career in the shoe industry in Montreal. Since his retirement, Leslie has been actively involved in Holocaust education and ha...
Title:Alone in the Storm
Product dimensions:192 pages, 9.8 X 7.6 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:192 pages, 9.8 X 7.6 X 0.5 in
Published:December 14, 2015
Publisher:Azrieli Foundation
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781897470886

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