Lucky Us - Part Two, Chapter 17 Summary & Analysis

Amy Bloom
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Hitler Has Only Got One Ball

A letter from Gus is included, dated 1945. Life in Germany is difficult, writes Gus, since he doesn’t speak the language. However, Greta’s aunt and uncle are kind enough, and the girls are assimilating into good little German girls, giving the heil salute like regular citizens. He writes that the aunt and uncle truly don’t want them there, but they are at least willing to help them out for now. He helps the uncle fix old tractors in the district.

The next letter is dated three weeks later. He writes that they were bombed. When the bombs fell on the town they all ran down into the cellar. When they emerged the next morning, most of their house was gone. In town, Gus makes friends with a man who has no legs. His name...

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