Aug 4, 2009

Teaser Tuesday: Lizzi & Fredl, A Perilous Journey of Love and Faith



"What's wrong?" Fredl asked, alarmed.

"I don't know, but something bad is going to happen. I can feel it in my bones. We have to leave right now!"

p. 19, Lizzi & Fredl, a biography by William B. Stanford.

Who and where am I? A young couple, master jeweler Fredl and dressmaker Lizzi, in Austria in 1938 decide to leave their home country for France, frightened by the "spreading threat of Nazism." Will France prove to be the safe haven they envision?

Here is the link to the full review of the book: Lizzi and Fredl review

Book provided by the author in exchange for my objective review.


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19 comments:

Unknown said...

Wow, that's a tense teaser. Very good choice.

Staci said...

Great teaser...I always pay attention to what my intuition says to me!!

tea said...

Great teaser! Interesting book too.

tea said...

I have my Tuesday Teaser linked here to you. It's on my blog http://ilovelovebooks.blogspot.com

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Margot said...

Good teaser. I like books set in this time period.

kayerj said...

that sounds like a very good book. read my teaser here

Missy B. said...

Great teaser! I love biographies...this one sounds good.

Gabby said...

Amazing, heartfelt, tear jerker, best Holocaust book ever! He has website that is a must on...www.drwilliambstanford.com I'm jealous because you are all in for an unbelievable trip. I'm going to read it again when the kids are back in school.

gautami tripathy said...

What a teaser!

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Brooke from The Bluestocking Guide said...

Run for your lives!!! This sounds good. Here is mine

Susan said...

That is one dramatic teaser! I've got a couple of good teasers this week. Here's a link.

Kerri said...

Sounds ominous! Good teaser.

Anonymous said...

I hope they make it!!

Nicole said...

I have trouble reading Nazi-era lit, especially the true stuff. It makes my blood boil that people had to live in terror like that. What a nightmare. Great teaser! Here's mine.

Anonymous said...

Now that sounds like a fascinating book. I hope they make it through.

Teddyree said...

Terrific teaser, is this another heartbreaker?

Phyl said...

Great, suspenseful teaser! And very unnerving, thinking of all the things that could go wrong for them. Because if there's a book about it -- something went wrong in the story. Gah!

Ahem. My own teaser is at Bookishgal.

Book Bird Dog said...

Eeryone: thanks for commenting. The couple did survive to tell their separate tales many years later, to their son, the biographer.

Anonymous said...

great teaser!!! I have this book on my to read pile. It does look like an excellent story.

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