1 and 2* Kovály lives in Nazi-occupied Prague in 1941. * In October 1941 Jews and Roma people are removed from Prague and placed in the Lodz Ghetto in Poland. * While in the ghetto Kovály accompanies a Jewish doctor on his rounds. * Kovály recalls scenes of violence and starvation in the ghetto. * Kovály rescues her cousin from a fire but he dies days later. * The Lotz ghetto is liquidated and the residents are sent to concentration camps. * Kovály and her family are sent to Auschwitz. * Kovály becomes a slave laborer, working long hours in factories. * Food and clothing are scare at Auschwitz. * Kovály recalls feeling hoplessness and crushing despair at Auschwitz.
3, 4, and 5* The Russian army, advancing westward, forces the Nazi's to evacuate the camp, and the inmates are marched westward. * In the middle of the march Kovály and a few other women escape. * The four...
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