This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Heda Margolius Kovály - This person is the author of the autobiographical text.
Rudolf Margolius - This person is the first spouse of the author of the book.
Ivan Margolius - This person is the only child of the author.
Hanka, Zuzka, Mana, and Andula - These people are friends of the author in Auschwitz.
Jenda, Auntie, Franta, Vlada and Marta, and Zdena - These people are pre-war acquaintances of the author.
Mrs. Machova - This person often assists the author with domestic tasks and serves as a babysitter.
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