Aharon Appelfeld was the child of middle-class Jewish parents living in Romania at the outbreak of World War II. He witnessed the murder of his mother, lost his father, endured the ghetto and a two-month forced march to a camp, before he escaped. Living off the land in the forests of Ukraine for two years before making the long journey south to Italy and eventually Israel and freedom, Appelfeld finally found a home in which he could make a life for himself. Acclaimed writer Appelfeld's extraordinary and painful memoir of his childhood and youth is a compelling account of a boy coming of age in a hostile world.
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Used availability for Aharon Appelfeld's The Story of a Life
September 2005 : UK Hardback
October 2004 : USA Hardback
August 2006 : USA Paperback
July 2006 : UK Paperback
August 2009 : USA, Canada Kindle edition