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Procession: Stories from a Polish Past By Anna Baum
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Short stories of the Jewish experience in Poland in the years before, during, and after World War II. A slow but steady parade of real-life characters marches across the page, beginning in the... More > paradise of privileged prewar life, moving inexorably forward despite the early warnings of the imminent destruction. Along the way, they forge chasms, shed possessions and family, face the abyss, then regroup with the tatters of their dignity to take stock and give thanks for the mixed blessing of their survival. Anna Baum presents a human catalogue of the vanished world of prewar European Jewry: it is as though she had to survive to become the curator of a treasure trove of personal experience. For while there is suffering and tragedy in this volume, there is culture, tradition, art, music, history, professional and social achievement – and, yes – laughter, dancing and love. Book 1 of 3.< Less
Procession: Stories from a Polish Past By Anna Baum
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Short stories of the Jewish experience in Poland in the years before, during, and after World War II. A slow but steady parade of real-life characters marches across the page, beginning in the... More > paradise of privileged prewar life, moving inexorably forward despite the early warnings of the imminent destruction. Along the way, they forge chasms, shed possessions and family, face the abyss, then regroup with the tatters of their dignity to take stock and give thanks for the mixed blessing of their survival. Anna Baum presents a human catalogue of the vanished world of prewar European Jewry: it is as though she had to survive to become the curator of a treasure trove of personal experience. For while there is suffering and tragedy in this volume, there is culture, tradition, art, music, history, professional and social achievement - and, yes - laughter, dancing and love. Book 1 of 3.< Less
Little Mouse & the Polished Thimble By Jerry DeShone
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Our story begins when a baby mouse finds his freedom and he explores the house he lives in. He encounters a cat and things get a bit hairy and Freddie the mouse nearly meets his waterloo. He... More > encounters a lot of exciting events and he finally finds love and he is very happy for a time. Things begin to change and Freddie gets the wanderlust and he decides to explore the wide world around him. What happens to Freddie, read on and see the story “Little Mouse & the Polished Thimble” Part 1< Less
The Polish Legends Part 1 By Jaroslaw Skora
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This book contains 20 Polish legends. The selection includes the stories about the beginnings of the Polish country, the Slavic traditions, and the legend of the cities: Warsaw, Poznan and Torun. The... More > choice includes the legends: The legend of Lech, The legend of Prince Popiel, Piast, Queen of Baltic, Creation of the World by Slavs, Basilisk, The Mermaid of Warsaw, Wars and Sawa, Golden Duck, The legend of the Vistula Poverty, Founding of Poznan, The legend of the Poznan Goats, The legend about the king of ravens, The legend of St. Martin’s bagels, The legend of the battle of Polan, The legend of Bogumil and the queen of bees, The legend of St. Nicholas from Torun, The legend of the rafter and frogs, The cat who defended Torun, About the cook Jordan.< Less
Polish Fairy Tales By A J Glinski
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A collection of short stories, Tales and Legends form Poland translated by A.J. Glinski
A Chance Encounter and Other Stories of Polish Jewry By Anna Baum
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Short stories of the Jewish experience in Poland in the years before, during, and after World War II. A slow but steady parade of real-life characters marches across the page, beginning in the... More > paradise of privileged prewar life, moving inexorably forward despite the early warnings of the imminent destruction. Along the way, they forge chasms, shed possessions and family, face the abyss, then regroup with the tatters of their dignity to take stock and give thanks for the mixed blessing of their survival. Anna Baum presents a human catalogue of the vanished world of prewar European Jewry: it is as though she had to survive to become the curator of a treasure trove of personal experience. For while there is suffering and tragedy in this volume, there is culture, tradition, art, music, history, professional and social achievement – and, yes – laughter, dancing and love. Book 2 of 3.< 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
Jesien ....a Love Story By Veronica Zich
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She loved to tell about life in the little village where she was born. As I listened to her stories, I longed to bring that village to life; to meet Mama, Papa, Alex, Katya, but most of all, to meet... More > Maria...the woman who told me the stories.< Less
Jesien ....a Love Story By Veronica Zich
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She loved to tell about life in the little village where she was born. As I listened to her stories, I longed to bring that village to life; to meet Mama, Papa, Alex, Katya, but most of all, to meet... More > Maria...the woman who told me the stories.< Less
Green to Black (Story Concept) By Christian Suchanski
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This story was made by me in the beginning of 7th grade. I had a few days to create a free write short story and it turned out all right, but I'd like to polish it and make it good; turn it into an... More > actual story. Please give me feedback on the storyline and the storyline alone! Thanks :)< Less