You Would Have Missed Me, Paperback / softback Book

You Would Have Missed Me Paperback / softback

Paperback / softback

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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.