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You Would Have Missed Me

Availability: Out of Stock
ISBN: 9781908670526
AuthorVanderbeke, Birgit
Pub Date01/06/2019
BindingTrade PB
Pages154
CountryGBR
Dewey833.92
Publisher: Peirene Press Ltd
Quick overview A family is torn apart by their dream of a better future in the West. A true story narrated through the eyes of a child.
€14.06

A family is torn apart by their dream of a better future in the West. A true story narrated through the eyes of a child.

West Germany, early 1960s: A little girl arrives with her parents from East Germany in a camp for displaced people. The girl's father is abusive, the mother ignores her. Soon she will celebrate her seventh birthday and all she wants is a cat. Instead she receives an illuminated globe. The girl can't hide her disappointment - but then she discovers that the globe offers her a way to escape the misery of the camp.

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A family is torn apart by their dream of a better future in the West. A true story narrated through the eyes of a child.

West Germany, early 1960s: A little girl arrives with her parents from East Germany in a camp for displaced people. The girl's father is abusive, the mother ignores her. Soon she will celebrate her seventh birthday and all she wants is a cat. Instead she receives an illuminated globe. The girl can't hide her disappointment - but then she discovers that the globe offers her a way to escape the misery of the camp.