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The Lost Wife Audiobook

The Lost Wife: A Novel

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Publisher's Summary

In pre-war Prague, the dreams of two young lovers are shattered when they are separated by the Nazi invasion. Then, decades later, thousands of miles away in New York, there's an inescapable glance of recognition between two strangers. Providence is giving Lenka and Josef one more chance. From the glamorous ease of life in Prague before the Occupation, to the horrors of Nazi Europe, The Lost Wife explores the power of first love, the resilience of the human spirit, and the strength of memory.

©2011 Alyson Richman (P)2012 Recorded Books, LLC

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    limin 02-25-17
    limin 02-25-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Grabs you the first 5 minutes!!!"
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    This book grabs you the minute you start it. There is never any lag in the story. It is gripping. One of the best I've listened to in a long time!!!

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    Amazon Customer 02-15-17 Member Since 2016

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    "Amazing book. Powerful narration"

    Both narrators were amazing and the book is a must read (listen). It will make you cry and smile and be thankful for everything you got.

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    Mary 02-07-17
    Mary 02-07-17

    Reader, Quilter, Teacher, Taco Maker, Traveler, History Buff and Avid Netflix Watcher.

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    "Wonderful Love Story ...based on True Events"
    Where does The Lost Wife rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    The story is engaging from the first moment, and the two narrators are perfect. The story never falters, and is totally engaging to the last moment. I was sad when the story ended! I place this audiobook at the top of all my audiobooks!


    What was one of the most memorable moments of The Lost Wife?

    There are so many memorable moments...I really can't pick one. However, the author gives the reader a big hint in the opening...and then pulls the reader along with that hint. Very Very Well written!


    What about George Guidall and Suzanne Toren ’s performance did you like?

    First, easily understandable, clearly spoken, but also filling the narration with the necessary emotion to make the story so very engaging to the listener.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    Cry...but with admiration for the triumph of the human spirit..knowing that this story is based on a real couple make the story more compelling.


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    I loved it! Now, I'm going to listen to the author's new book, The Velvel Hours. I can only hope it is as engaging as The Lost Wife!

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    AUSMOM 02-06-17
    AUSMOM 02-06-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Beautiful story"

    Such a beautifully sad yet lovely story of life during the Holocaust. Yes, we learn about the tragedy and the horrors perpetrated by the Nazis, but we also get to live through the love shared, strength and resilience of the main characters.

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    Very satisfied customer 02-02-17 Member Since 2015
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    "Wonderful narration"

    I thoroughly enjoyed listening to this book and there was not one dull moment. Great narration; the accents and feelings where excelent.

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    mkinder22 01-26-17
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    "excellent!"
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    Great story line that makes you feel like you know the characters. I'd highly recommend.

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    Lilly2734 Mentone, AL, United States 01-16-17
    Lilly2734 Mentone, AL, United States 01-16-17
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    "WWII weaving life & love through time"

    I spent my fair share of time reading about Germany during WWII, Hitler, the Third Reich and concentration camps so I found this to be a touching love story with a bittersweet ending. I think of Hitler as a freak of nature, what else could explain the horrors he promoted and sanctioned. But the camp in this story was new to me and inspirational as only the desperation for life and creativity we employ to cling to it can be.

    Not a story for the anti-Semitic but otherwise I think well worth the listen and one I will revisit in time.

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    Kimberly 01-15-17
    Kimberly 01-15-17 Member Since 2016
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    "An amazing book"

    I absolutely loved this book! It was a case of hurrying to finish but sorry it had to end. It depicts true events of the Holocaust.. the horrors, the triumphs, all while love still resides on the surface. This is not a true story in complete but a story of truth intertwined to become one beautiful book.

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    Cheryl 01-13-17
    Cheryl 01-13-17 Member Since 2015
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    "Love story"

    I enjoyed the story with the many historic elements included about the Holocaust. I could have lived without the sappy love stuff but overall I enjoyed it.

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    Tamalybabe 01-12-17
    Tamalybabe 01-12-17 Member Since 2014
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    "Heartbreaking Story"

    No matter how many times I've read about the horrors perpetrated by Hitler's regime, in addition to visiting the Holocaust Museum, I can never, ever come to grips with the inhumanity that people are capable of. The human spirit and will to live is also mind boggling. This book was at times so painful to listen to, I nearly quit. The story was very well told and the narrations were perfect, but incredibly sad.

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