The Lost Wife Setting

Alyson Richman
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New York (1940’s-2000)

When Josef arrives in America he spends the rest of his life in New York. Lenka eventually makes it over to there as well.

Prague (1920’s-1940)

The beginning of the book is set in Prague, before the occupation. This is where Lenka and Josef first meet, and where Lenka attends school. Lenka spends some time in Prague during the occupation before the Jews are sent off to the ghettos.

Karlovy Vary (late 1930’s)

Karlovy Vary is the vacation spot where Josef’s family took Lenka. This is where Lenka and Josef first get the chance to speak and start their relationship.

Terezin (1940-1943)

Terezin is the ghetto where Lenka and her family are relocated. It was originally a small town, meant only for a population of at most 7,000. Lenka reports that their highest numbers were around 50,000. The Jews were treated horribly and forced to work. They...

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