Piera Sonnino, author of This Has Happened, was deported to Auschwitz in 1944. She was later transferred to Bergen-Belsen and Braunschweig. The sole survivor of a family of eight, she returned to Italy in 1950. She died in 1999.
This Has Happened
Piera Sonnino; Translated by Ann Goldstein; Foreword by David Denby; Afterword by Mary Doria Russell
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin
In the vein of Primo Levi's bestseller Survival in Auschwitz comes this rare and stark testimonial of an Italian woman who survived the Nazi concentration camps