All But My Life - Part 2: Chapters 1 and 2 Summary & Analysis

Gerda Weissmann Klein
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Part 2: Chapters 1 and 2 Summary and Analysis

Gerda and the other young women from Bielitz are herded onto a train that sits for hours before it finally lurches forward. The destination is unknown, but the train finally stops and Gerda sees a dim sign that announces that they have arrived in Sosnowitz. Gerda remembers that Sosnowitz is Abek's hometown. The next morning, a new spirit has evolved within Gerda. She can take risks now that her parents aren't around to receive punishment for her actions. She opens a door marked "private." Sitting at his desk is a Militz official who is surprised at her presence. She boldly tells him that she needs to visit her relatives (actually Abek's relatives) in the town. The man seems to admire her bravery and shows the young Gerda unexpected respect. He provides Gerda with identification which she will...

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