My Life is Based on a True Story

Original Title: Mein Leben basiert auf einer wahren Geschichte

Recommended age group: 14 +
Hardcover with jacket, 416 pages, 13.5 x 21.5 cm, 5.3 x 8.5 in., 10 b/w illustrations
ISBN: 978-3-453-27194-4
€ 16.00 [D] | € 16.50 [A] | CHF 22.90 * (* rec. retail price) recommended retail price

Publishing House: Heyne fliegt

Date of publication: May 27, 2019
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Anne  Freytag - My Life is Based on a True Story


"Our story covers 175 days. It was like half a life time. And it was far too short."

Rosa and Frank meet each other at the other end of the world. By coincidence. Or perhaps it was meant to be that way. They are very similar and yet totally different – Rosa full of contradictions, Frank quiet. Not only are they less alone when they are together but well-nigh complete. They decide to carry on with their journey together and buy a camper. But then Frank's best friend, David, unexpectedly appears on the scene – and everything changes.

Are three people one too many, or was precisely he the one who was missing? This question arises over and over again while the threesome travel thousands of kilometres through the vastness of Australia, with only the horizon ahead of them, above them nothing but the sky and between them more than words will ever be able to describe.

• In Australia three young people find adventure, anger, love, loneliness – and, above all, themselves

• Brilliant starting-off point: the big crossroads in life, the time of self-discovery; absolutely existential, but positive


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