You Would Have Missed Me by Birgit Vanderbeke


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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