The main character in this story is a Jewish girl named Alicia. When the book
starts she is ten years old, she lives in the Polish town of Buczacz with her four brothers,
Moshe, Zachary, Bunio, and Herzl, and her mother and father . The holocaust experience
began subtly at first when the Russians began to occupy Buczacz. When her brother
Moshe was killed at a “ Boys School” in Russia and her father was gathered up
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about a way that she could go to Eretz Island, Israel where she could be safe. She left her
orphanage and went on a long journey where she met many people that were like her, in
that she didn’t like to see people suffer.
Alicia made it to Israel but was taken by British border patrol officers to a jail on
Cypress for coming into the country illegally. She was then released from Cyprus.