Christa Holder Ocker
. . . dramatic, tender, funny, frightening, earthy, quirky, wise and heart-warming. The tale of young Christa and her family as they leave a comfortable home to become penniless immigrants in their quest to survive the collapse of the Third Reich and flee the horrors that it has unleashed, opens up to universal themes of suffering, loss, love and hope.
Rutgers University Rare Book Librarian
Instructor of Childeren's Literature
Auf Wiedersehen reveals the sacrifices and hopes of one German family in Christa's remarkable voice.
Retired English Professor
. . . a beautifully told story about holding on to the essential goodness of life while having to say auf Wiedersehen to home, friends, and loved ones during WWII in Germany. Christa the young girl telling the story of her indomitable German family on the run, has the spirit to soar like a bird despite shocking deprivations and losses. Her story can inspire in readers a joyous enthusiasm for living.
NANCY HULL KEARING, Artist
New York State Council on the Arts, Curator & Exhibition Designer
Member of the Bauhaus Group in Germany
144 pages, $14.95
Fiction : Literary , War & Military, Historical - General