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- DescriptionA poignant memoir of lives cleaved by war, Otto and Daria is the first-hand account of Eric Koch, a man who once was called Otto. As a Jewish refugee from WWII Germany, Otto first left his country for England, and later arrived in Canada, where he was for a time imprisoned in a camp. The counterpoint to Otto's recollections are the letters from his long-distance love interest, Daria Hambourg, a London girl of bohemian temperament, unusual literary talents and a distinguished, but restrictive, family background. These parallel writings tell the story of two young people caught in the grip of history, and together show what you have to give up in order to move forward.
- Author BiographyBorn in Germany, in 1919, Eric Koch left for England as a refugee in 1935. In 1940 he was interned as an enemy alien and shipped to Canada.
- Author(s)Eric Koch
- PublisherUniversity of Regina Press
- Date of Publication09/11/2016
- SubjectAutobiography: General
- Place of PublicationRegina
- Country of PublicationCanada
- ImprintUniversity of Regina Press
- Weight272 g
- Width107 mm
- Height165 mm
- Spine23 mm
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