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One Eye Laughing, The Other Eye Weeping: The Diary of Julie Weiss, Vienna, Austria to New York 1938 (Dear America Series)

By Barry Denenberg

In the course of the Nazi persecution of the Jews in Austria, twelve-year-old Julie escapes to the United States to reside along with her family members in ny urban.

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He says I’m doing rather well yet I may still test to not act like Wendy yet to fake that i'm Wendy. I’m in truth uncertain what the variation is. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18, 1938 Seeing how a play is prepare backstage is like seeing how a magician does his methods, basically it doesn’t spoil the magic. It makes it extra magical. 187 1 2 three four five 6 7 eight nine 10 eleven 12 thirteen 14 15 sixteen 17 18 19 20 21 22 S 23 R 24 9577_02_121-210_r7ek. qxd 4/27/2000 20:37 web page 188 1 2 three four five 6 7 eight nine 10 eleven 12 thirteen 14 15 sixteen 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 S 24 R WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 19, 1938 one other benefit of being in a play is that I definitely can’t visit college.

The various males went correct over to our piano and started pushing it towards the balcony window. Then they driven it up and over the railing and it landed at the streets less than with a terrible crash. every little thing used to be occurring instantaneously. They dragged Daddy and Max out into the corridor and down the steps. Then they begun towards Milli who screamed, “I’m simply the maid, I’m simply the maid. I’m now not Jewish like them. I’m similar to you, Heil Hitler, Heil Hitler,” and he or she pointed to mom who was once sitting subsequent to me at the sofa, trembling.

Lowenstein wishes is one other husband. The first one died the first 12 months in their marriage whilst he fell asleep smoking in mattress and set their condo on fire. thankfully Mrs. Lowenstein was once out on the time. Uncle Martin acknowledged she’ll by no means get a husband simply because she wears an excessive amount of reasonable body spray. yet Aunt Clara acknowledged she observed Mr. Lippman “giving her the attention” the opposite day. Mr. Lippman’s the only with the listening to reduction. His sister lives in Berlin, and he's hoping she will visit England prior to it truly is too past due. every year Mrs.

Qxd 4/27/2000 20:36 web page 148 1 2 three four five 6 7 eight nine 10 eleven 12 thirteen 14 15 sixteen 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 S 24 R issues, he insists on wearing her applications all of the solution to the pinnacle floor, the place our condominium is. i have not noticeable him do this for somebody else. “Black Mike” has Mr. Esposito cross correct to the 16th floor, whether individuals are humming. He calls it his “express service,” and tells Susie there isn't any cost. Susie laughs and says, “The cost is true. ” I requested Susie approximately it once we went right down to the basement laundry room to determine what was once taking the laundress see you later with the ironing.

136 9577_02_121-210_r7ek. qxd 4/27/2000 20:36 web page 137 I spent lots of the day, even though, with Mr. Esposito. He tells me approximately all of the those who dwell within the development. There’s Mrs. Lowenstein in 3B, who smokes her cigarettes from an extended cigarette holder. She has 3 canines: Niña, Pinta, and Santa Maria, and each morning she takes them for a stroll in imperative Park (which is true around the street). The canines are so fats, their stomachs rub the floor. Mr. Esposito acknowledged that Uncle Martin as soon as informed Mrs. Lowenstein that she should still placed curler skates less than every one puppy.

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