One Eye Laughing, The Other Eye Weeping: The Diary of Julie Weiss, Vienna, Austria to New York 1938 (Dear America Series)
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 in ny urban.
is barely after the Polish Jews — he has not anything opposed to the Viennese Jews and along with, Hitler is true. Vienna is be- fifty two 9577_01_001-120_r6ek.qxd 4/27/2000 20:36 web page fifty three ing “drowned in Jews as without doubt because the Danube is overﬂowing its banks.” they seem to be a depressing, ﬁlthy lot. they've got no cash, no probabilities — they’re not anything yet “a bunch of Yiddish-speaking shtetl Jews” and so they may still cross some place else. each time Uncle Daniel was once silent I knew Daddy used to be asserting whatever, yet I didn’t dare.
9577_01_001-120_r6ek.qxd 4/27/2000 20:36 web page eighty four 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 TUESDAY, MARCH 22, 1938 Ernst Resch and his associates are donning Hitler formative years badges on their shirts now. Mrs. Thompson is holding a pointy eye on them yet she hasn’t as but acknowledged whatever. I want Sophy was once in my classification, then I wouldn’t think on their own. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 1938 Daddy has had front door lock repaired. He’s installed a double lock, even if we know that won’t.
The laundress goodbye with the ironing. Susie says i've got an “overactive mind's eye” and that Mr. Smalls is sweet to everybody, not only her. i'll have an overactive mind's eye, yet I’m now not blind, even though I didn’t say that. MONDAY, AUGUST 29, 1938 final evening i used to be thirsty and that i went into the kitchen for a drink. a lot to my shock, Aunt Clara and Uncle Martin have been sitting on the desk, conversing. they have to were conversing approximately anything they didn’t wish me to understand approximately, simply because they stopped.
particularly have a show than visit college. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 1938 the single factor that Uncle Martin doesn’t love to do is sit down nonetheless. If he isn’t doing anything he drums his ﬁngers at the desk, smokes his Camel cigarettes, makes smoke earrings, after which pokes his ﬁnger in the course of the jewelry ahead of they evaporate. It used to be raining demanding all morning, and on wet days 159 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 20:36 web page one hundred sixty 1 2 three four five 6 7.
24 R his eye. He used to be afraid he had misplaced his sight yet Daddy guaranteed him the reduce used to be above the attention — no longer on it — and that he will be alright. The policeman used to be relieved and informed Daddy he didn’t know the way he might ever pay off him. Daddy ordered lunch from Kugler’s on Kohlmarkt. they've got every little thing and they’re Daddy’s favourite. in simple terms he is familiar with I don’t prefer to cross there due to all of the creepy lobsters they've got crawling all over the place themselves in that aquarium that's some distance too small. Daddy says I.