Two Rings

A Story of Love and War

by Millie Werber and Eve Keller

Two Rings

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Two Rings documents the co-author's survival story as a Jewish-Polish youth who faced death multiple times as an armament factory slave laborer and Auschwitz survivor, tracing her brief and beautiful marriage to a first husband who did not survive the war.

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Reading Romance Between (And Under) The Covers

Two Rings is an exquisitely told story of love in the darkest of times. Millie Werber was born in a town in Poland. At 14, she was confined to a Jewish ghetto, and the next year she became a slave laborer in an armaments factory. She was sent to Auschwitz in the summer of 1944, and then sent on to a different armaments factory. Against all odds, she survived.

These bleak facts don't sum up a memoir that reels between pain and joy. The heart of the book is the story of Millie

Mary Bly

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