Isabella Leitner

Isabella Leitner (1921-2009) was born and raised in Hungary. A Holocaust survivor, her acclaimed memoir Fragments of Isabella was named an ALA Best Book for Young Adults. In 1945, she immigrated to the United States and married Irving A. Leitner; together they had two sons, Peter and Richard, whom she considered "her greatest victory over Hitler." Leitner also wrote Saving the Fragments: From Auschwitz to New York and The Big Lie: A True Story.

  • Fragments of Isabella

    By Isabella Leitner

    Read by Lesa Lockford

    A Memoir of Auschwitz

    The true account of a young Jewish woman’s imprisonment at the Auschwitz death camp. 

    “Such poignancy and depth, such a commitment to life and sense of responsibility to the future, that it deserves to be read and taken to heart.” - HadassahMagazine

    Released July 26, 2016
    English, Unabridged

  • Fragments of Isabella (ABR)

    By Isabella Leitner

    Read by Isabella Leitner

    A Memoir of Auschwitz

    The true account of a young Jewish woman’s imprisonment at the Auschwitz death camp.

    “Such poignancy and depth, such a commitment to life and sense of responsibility to the future, that it deserves to be read and taken to heart.” - HadassahMagazine

    Released July 26, 2016
    English, Abridged