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Erika Pluhar - Gitti

Erika Pluhar recalls her sister’s childhood and adolescence: touching and compassionate.

In writing that is frank and unvarnished, Erika Pluhar describes her sister’s traumatic experiences as a child during wartime and a post-war teen, experiences that forced her to take on responsibilities much too early, to adapt and make herself fit in. Gitti’s childhood and youth is shaped by tremendous upheaval: after living in Brazil for the first years of her life, she moves to Munich, where her father embarks on a career in the Nazi party, ultimately taking the family to occupied Poland. The war increasingly comes to dominate everyday life, and Gitti must face up to the challenges of adulthood … ‘better to hide the sadness within and make a secret of it. Yes, in a secret room that belongs only to me and remains invisible to everybody else, she thought.’

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224 pages
format:125 x 205
ISBN: 9783701717798
Release date: 10.07.2023

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Erika Pluhar

studied acting at Max-Reinhardt Seminar and was a regular cast member at Vienna's Burgtheater until 1999. She writes and sings, acts in movies, and has published numerous books. In 2009 Erika Pluhar received the "Ehrenpreis des österreichischen Buchhandels für Toleranz in Denken und Handeln".
 

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Mitfühlend und doch diskret schildert Erika Pluhar, wie es der großen Schwester, die sie so bewundert hat, ergangen sein muss.
[Quelle: Barbara Beer, KURIER]

Man spürt die Liebe und Bewunderung der Autorin für die Person, die sie beschreibt. Sie wahrt dennoch genug Distanz, um das Buch auch für Nicht-Schwestern zur berührenden Lektüre zu machen.
[Quelle: Astrid Kuffner, MADAME WIEN]

Pluhar erzählt über ihre Kindheit und Jugend. Das Buch ist auch Zeitzeugnis der Kriegs- und Nachkriegszeit.
[Quelle: ORF ONLINE]

Pluhars Werk ist vielfach autobiographisch und immer feministisch.
[Quelle: Heinz Sichrovsky, NEWS]

Man spürt die Liebe und Bewunderung der Autorin, wenn sie das Leben ihrer älteren Schwester Gitti beschreibt.
[Quelle: RUNDSCHAU – OBERLÄNDER WOCHENZEITUNG]

Brigitte, das zurückhaltende, pflichtbewusste, stille Kind, kommt den Lesenden nahe.
[Quelle: VORARLBERGER NACHRICHTEN]

Pluhar wollte die Vergangenheit “bewahren und aufspüren, meinen Erinnerungen gemäß“ – das ist ihr mit diesem berührenden Buch gelungen.
[Quelle: OESTERREICH]

Das Eintauchen in eine längst vergangene Zeit kann Erika Pluhar besonders feinfühlig.
[Quelle: Mario Reinthaler, XTRA!]

Erika Pluhar hat mit diesem Buch ihrer Schwester ein bleibendes „Denkmal“ gesetzt. Man erkennt die tiefe Bewunderung und Liebe, die Erika Pluhar für ihre Schwester hat.
[Quelle: @buecher_mit_chris, INSTAGRAM]

Auch wenn Erika Pluhar über die ersten Lebensjahre dieser Frau nur Anekdoten und Sachinformationen besitzen kann, zeichnet sie mit dem Band gelungene Bilder von Frauen in der Zeit zwischen 1930 und 1955.
[Quelle: Astrid Kuffner, MADAME WIEN]

„Gitti“ ist ein berührendes Dokument über die vielen Schwierigkeiten Österreichs in der Zeit nach dem Krieg.
[Quelle: Helmut Schneider, WIENLIVE]

In ihrem neuen Buch „Gitti“ hat Erika Pluhar ihrer älteren Schwester ein Denkmal gesetzt. Gleichzeitig liefert sie ein bedrückendes, aufrüttelndes Zeitdokument.
[Quelle: Silvia Meister, WIENLIVE]

Events
Lesung
AK Tirol in Innsbruck, Maximilianstraße 7, 6020 Innsbruck
Lesung
Bildungshaus Schloss Puchberg, Puchberg 1, 4600 Wels
Lesung
forumKloster, Rathausplatz 5, 8200 Gleisdorf

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