Nowhere's Child : The Inspiring Story of How One Woman Survived Hitler's Breeding Camps and Found an Irish Home, Paperback

Nowhere's Child : The Inspiring Story of How One Woman Survived Hitler's Breeding Camps and Found an Irish Home Paperback

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Up until the age of 64, much of Kari Rosvall's early life was shrouded in mystery.

Then, one day, a letter arrived through the post ...In it was a small black-and-white photograph of Kari as a young baby, the first she had ever seen.

Kari was to finally discover the dark secret of her conception: She was a Lebensborn child, part of Hitler's 'Spring of Life' programme, which encouraged Nazi soldiers to have children with Scandinavian women in order to create an Aryan race. And so began a journey back to her roots: to Norway where, at ten days old, she was taken from her mother, packed into a crate and sent to Germany to join the other Lebensborn children; to post-War Germany and her eventual rescue by the Red Cross from an attic, a tiny, neglected outcast of a dead regime.

Nowhere's Child is a remarkable story of reconciliation, of forging new beginnings from a dark past and of the discovery of family later in life.

Ultimately, it is the life-affirming account of what it really means to find a place called home.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 288 pages, illustrations
  • Publisher: Hachette Books Ireland
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  • Category: Autobiography: general
  • ISBN: 9781473609471

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