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A Model Childhood

A Model Childhood( )
Author: Wolf, Christa
Translator: Molinaro, U.
Rappolt, H.
Series title:Virago Modern Classics Ser.
ISBN:978-0-86068-377-3
Publication Date:Jan 1996
Publisher:Little, Brown Book Group Limited
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $22.84
Book Description:

This novel is a testament of what seemed at the time a fairly ordinary childhood, in the bosom of a normal Nazi family in Landsberg. Other work by the author includes The Quest for Christa and No Place on Earth .

Book Details
Pages:416
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):12.7 x 20.3 x 2.4 cm
Book Weight:0.45 Kilograms
Author Biography
Wolf, Christa (Author)
Christa Wolf was born on March 18, 1929, in Landsberg, which is now Gorzow, Poland. Her father joined the Nazi Party and she became a member of the girls' version of the Hitler Youth. In 1949, she joined the Socialist Unity Party and studied German literature at universities in Jena and Leipzig. She wrote numerous novels during her lifetime including The Divided Heaven, The Quest for Christa T., A Model Childhood, and Cassandra. She won several awards including the Heinrich Mann Prize in 1963 and Thomas Mann Prize for literature in 2010. She died on December 1, 2011 at the age of 82.

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