All But My Life Study Guide

All But My Life

All But My Life by Gerda Weissmann Klein

In her memoir All But My Life, Gerda Weissmann Klein tells of her experiences as a Jewish teenager living in Poland during WWII. After enduring many hardships at the hand of the Nazi regime, Gerda is separated from her family and sent through a series of concentration camps over a period of three years. Gerda experiences cruelty and humiliation from her captors, including sexual advances and starvation, eventually losing her last friend Ilse before the camps are liberated in 1945.

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