After a winter in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, where his
father died, Peter Lantos and his mother were liberated by the
Americans and handed over to the Red Army. They escaped from the
Russians and traveled, hiding on a goods train, through Prague to
Budapest. This is not a Holocaust story, but a child's recollection
of a journey full of surprise, excitement, bereavement, and terror.
After having established a career in the West, the author... more...