When Helga Schneider was four, her mother, Traudi, abandoned her to pursue her career. In 1998, Helga received a letter asking her to visit Traudi, now 90-years old, before she dies. Mother and daughter have met only once after Traudi left, on a disastrous visit where Helga first learnt the terrible secret of her mother’s past.
Traudi was as an extermination guard in Auschwitz and Ravensbruck and was involved in Nazi ‘medical’ experiments on prisoners. She has never expressed even the…
ISBN 10 : 9780307400994
ISBN 13 : 0307400999
A meditation on mortality and lost innocence: a portrait of adolescence as that hinge moment in life when self-knowledge brings intimations of one's destiny...
ISBN 10 : 9781448180400
ISBN 13 : 1448180406
When Helga Schneider was four, her mother, Traudi, abandoned her to pursue her career. In 1998, Helga received a letter asking her to visit Traudi, now 90-years old, before she die..
ISBN 10 : 9781471134296
ISBN 13 : 1471134296
Detective Archie Sheridan just has to get through the next few days, then his birthday and Halloween will be over. But with escaped serial killer Gretchen Lowell on the loose, the ..
ISBN 10 : 9781786068408
ISBN 13 : 1786068400
‘I was trapped.I’d been raped so many times, abused by hundreds, if not thousands. They could have left every door open and it would have made no difference. And I always came ..
ISBN 10 : 9780758278005
ISBN 13 : 0758278004
Some people spend their whole lives looking for the right partner. Nate Schaper found his in high school. In the eight months since their cautious flirting became a real, heart-pou..
ISBN 10 : 155071208X
ISBN 13 : 9781550712087
Anne Claire Poirier, renowned French-Canadian director, lost Yanne, her 26-year-old daughter, when she was strangled in a drug-related altercation. In this haunting and poetic work..
ISBN 10 : 1459646835
ISBN 13 : 9781459646834
In 1964, Chuck Rosenthal was a thirteen year old boy whose dream was to make his grade school basketball team. Never Let Me Go tells the true story of how a college professor who c..