Else Ury





Else Ury


Born
in Berlin, Germany
November 01, 1877

Died
January 13, 1943

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Else Ury (November 1, 1877 in Berlin; January 13, 1943 in the Auschwitz concentration camp) was a German writer and children's book author. Her best-known character is the blonde doctor's daughter Annemarie Braun, whose life from childhood to old age is told in the ten volumes of the highly successful Nesthäkchen series.
During Ury's lifetime Nesthäkchen und der Weltkrieg (Nesthäkchen and the World War), the fourth volume, was the most popular. Else Ury was a member of the German Bürgertum (middle class). She was pulled between patriotic German citizenship and Jewish cultural heritage. This situation is reflected in her writings, although the Nesthäkchen books make no references to Judaism.
As a Jew during the Holocaust, Ury was barred from
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Average rating: 3.86 · 980 ratings · 29 reviews · 103 distinct works · Similar authors
Nesthäkchen und ihre Puppen...

3.89 avg rating — 108 ratings — published 1913 — 16 editions
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Nesthäkchen Sammelband 1-3

3.84 avg rating — 101 ratings — published 1913
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Nesthäkchen fliegt aus dem ...

3.99 avg rating — 82 ratings — published 1920 — 7 editions
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Nesthäkchens erstes Schulja...

3.93 avg rating — 84 ratings — published 1915 — 9 editions
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Nesthäkchen im Kinderheim (...

3.94 avg rating — 80 ratings — published 1915 — 12 editions
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Nesthäkchens Backfischzeit ...

3.90 avg rating — 77 ratings — published 1919 — 10 editions
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Nesthäkchen und ihre Küken ...

3.87 avg rating — 75 ratings — published 1922 — 10 editions
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Nesthäkchen im weißen Haar ...

3.84 avg rating — 58 ratings — published 1915 — 9 editions
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Nesthäkchen und ihre Enkel ...

3.81 avg rating — 53 ratings — published 1924 — 7 editions
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Nesthäkchens Jüngste (Nesth...

3.75 avg rating — 52 ratings — published 1924 — 9 editions
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“Das Menschenherz ist wie das Erdreich, oft hart und spröde. Man muß darin den Samen der Liebe säen, sie mit Geduld hegen und pflegen wie jede andere Pflanze, daß sie dort Wurzeln schlägt und gedeiht.”
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