The book is a story of courage and survival. World War ll interrupted Anneros Valensi’s childhood. Born in East Germany in 1938, she was just six years old when the war and its fallout struck her and her family. She shares the story of how she survived the miseries of war with the cruel Russian occupation of her homeland, and the trauma of an unsettled life. Her mother with five young children between 1 ½ and 12, had to live with scant food, no shelter and danger. In 1946 they were evicted from their homeland and distributed in West Germany. Where is Home? Follows Valensi as she seeks a new life first in London and then later in the United States. Valensi’s book provides firsthand insight into the realities of war. Where is Home? tells one family story, the challenges they encountered, and the long-term effects on their psyches.
You can find her online: www.annerosv.com