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East of Tomorrow By Martin Wandersee
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An 8.5 x 11 colored booklet of Martin's adventure in far west Alaska, in sight of Russia. Features pictures of the working life among the native Diomede Eskimos. Martin had joined the adventure of... More > building a number of new homes for the Bureau of Indian Affairs.< Less
From The Crusades to Gulag and Beyond By Valery G. Yankovsky
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Red-bearded bandits- Tiger hunts in Manchuria- Exotic customs of the Far East- the terror of imprisonment in the infamous Gulags- find these and more in this memoir of a man who lived to tell about... More > it all. Ranging from the Yankovsky Peninsula near Vladivostok in Russia, to Shanghai and Harbin, finally escaping to build Novina, a fabulous "Russian Camelot" in the mountains of North Korea, which was visited by Yul Brynner and his family when he was a youth. Readers of Rock Brynner's book "Empire and Odyssey" will want this big volume of true tales of danger, courage, romance and adventure. A testament to many men and women determined to survive, prosper and be free against terrible odds. Non-fiction, 336 pages with over 80 pages of vintage photographs and 3 Family Trees. (NOTE: The Download is very large; it requires a high-speed connection. Please contact me if you have any problem with it.)< Less
From The Crusades to Gulag and Beyond By Valery G. Yankovsky
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Red-bearded bandits- Tiger hunts in Manchuria- Exotic customs of the Far East- the terror of imprisonment in the infamous Gulags- find these and more in this memoir of a man who lived to tell about... More > it all. Ranging from the Yankovsky Peninsula near Vladivostok in Russia, to Shanghai and Harbin, finally escaping to build Novina, a fabulous "Russian Camelot" in the mountains of North Korea, which was visited by Yul Brynner and his family when he was a youth. Readers of Rock Brynner's book "Empire and Odyssey" will want this big volume of true tales of danger, courage, romance and adventure. A testament to many men and women determined to survive, prosper and be free against terrible odds. Non-fiction, 336 pages with over 80 pages of vintage photographs and 3 Family Trees. (NOTE: The Download is very large; it requires a high-speed connection. Please contact me if you have any problem with it.)< Less
The Strange Tale of Comrade Rublov By Lisa Selvidge
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It is 1991 and the two main ideologies of the twentieth century are about to collide in Russia. Meanwhile, Volodia, a large cockroach smeared with cream and bits of blackened cucumber, is being... More > chased by Anya into apartment 503 of a prefabricated concrete block that sways in the wind above Moscow. They decide to settle there - to the dismay of the other inhabitants. One night the humans declare that they have shared their life with vermin for too long. Volodia escapes and joins up with revolutionaries (aka Ants) in the station, but they are not quite what they seem so he boards the Trans-Siberian in search of a better world. Instead, he falls into the underworld of the Far East and meets characters who will be instrumental in bringing political changes and the new mafia to Russia. ‘How better to look at Russia after the fall of Communism than through the eye of an indestructible insect? A wonderful cross between Kafka and Gogol. Witty, ironic and thought-provoking.’ Bob Biderman< Less
A is for Armageddon By I. M. Nobudi
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It is late in the 2008 presidential campaign. A far right third party candidate named Bartholomew Lord is a popular champion of conservative causes, but he has no hope of winning the election. Bin... More > Thayer has unexpectedly joined the ranks of bestselling authors by publishing a novel that satirizes extremist philosophies. After her appearance on a PBS talking-heads program she and her fellow guests inexplicably become the targets of repeated murder attempts. They conclude that the assassins are after Bishop T. Ulrich Brown because he is engaged in an independent investigation into investment fraud involving the Catholic Church. But who is behind it? Bin and the priests of Saint Mungo's Cathedral in the small metropolis of Windfall Illinois join forces with an unlikely coalition of conservative and liberal political and social leaders to find out why, and to foil a conspiracy that threatens the world.< Less
Pawns On The World Stage By Alfred Opp
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In 1940 the Iron Curtain descended on the German village of Teplitz, Bessarabia. The villagers were in a straight-jacket before they knew it. How did German families come to live in South Russia?... More > What secret deal between Berlin and Moscow caused them to leave? Alfred Opp not only gives the history of how his family went to live in Russia, but also his eyewitness account of the Trek back to Europe. His family packed their household goods into wagons and willingly headed back to the Fatherland, not understanding what lay ahead of them in the cauldron of WWII in Europe. Forced to flee from the Red Army in 1945, they arrived in East Germany only to find themselves in the sector given over to Soviet jurisdiction. Fleeing again, they arrived in southwest Germany not far from the area their ancestors had departed more than a century before. Read how children survived the war when their parents were arrested and they were left on their own in hostile territory. Would they ever find peace and a new life?< Less
Dictators By Taylor Milano
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Pàris, lives in a world surrounded by war, famine, and desperation. However, living in a small town called Forlì in northeastern Italy, these events seem far off in the horizon and far... More > from his thoughts. Nevertheless, this all changes when he unexpectedly receives a draft card from the European Union – to resettle and protect warring tribes in the Middle East. However, during his hour of duty, he meets with one of the world’s most feared dictators: Führer Wilhelm Müller. At first, Pàris is completely disgusted by Wilhelm, but later on he suddenly realizes he has deeper feelings for the Führer. From the battlefield to the Dnieper River, these two share a relationship that is, at times odd – but filled with romance.< Less
Karolina Remembers By F. Gerry Szymanski Cierpilowski
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The Nazi occupations were not the only horrors to fall upon the Polish nation. The Russians invaded from the east leading to the exile of 1,700,000 souls to forced labor camps in the barrens of the... More > Soviet Union. This 135 page narrative, with more than 3 dozen photographs, maps and other documents, is a chronicle of • the difficult but satisfying life of European immigrants in the soft coal region of Somerset county in southwestern Pennsylvania during the 1920’s, • the daily life in the peasant villages of the Galicia region of southeastern Poland during the 1930s, • the invasion from the east by the Soviets and the deportation by cattle car to the far reaches of the Soviet Union, • a year and a half of survival in the forced-labor camps in the Ural Mountains, • the arduous, yearlong journey to freedom including stops in Russia, Iran, Pakistan and India, • five years in exile in the Polish settlements in Africa • and , finally, Karolina’s return to America in 1949.< Less
Karolina Remembers: A Polish Family's True Story of Courage, Perseverance, and Faith before and during World War II By F. Gerry Szymanski Cierpilowski & Karolina Uchman Sadek
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The Nazi occupations were not the only horrors to fall upon the Polish nation. The Russians invaded from the east leading to the exile of 1,700,000 souls to forced labor camps in the barrens of the... More > Soviet Union. This 135 page narrative, with more than 3 dozen photographs, maps and other documents, is a chronicle of - the difficult but satisfying life of European immigrants in the soft coal region of Somerset county in southwestern Pennsylvania during the 1920's, - the daily life in the peasant villages of the Galicia region of southeastern Poland during the 1930s, - the invasion from the east by the Soviets and the deportation by cattle car to the far reaches of the Soviet Union, - a year and a half of survival in the forced-labor camps in the Ural Mountains, - the arduous, yearlong journey to freedom including stops in Russia, Iran, Pakistan and India, - five years in exile in the Polish settlements in Africa - and , finally, Karolina's return to America in 1949.< Less