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My Memoir By Shirley Potter Felton
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The author’s heritage is varied. Among those ancestors are: a Russian Cossack and his ballerina wife, a German nanny and Dutch immigrant husband who raised the author’s grandmother on a... More > farm in lower Manhattan, Englishmen and Yankees. Born during the roaring 1920’s, growing up during the great depression of the 1930’s and being among the first group of enlisted women in the US Navy WAVES during WWII, the author relates a fascinating and vivid history of our country through the eyes of a child, teen and young woman. The author writes: “Life is a journey of crests and chasms, all revealing one’s strength to cope, survive and grow beyond that which one could imagine possible.” Battle fatigue, alcoholism, divorce, mental illness, cancer and molestation challenge the author’s relentless spirit and resolve to survive and find joy and gratitude along the way.< Less
My Memoir By Shirley Potter Felton
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The author’s heritage is varied. Among those ancestors are: a Russian Cossack and his ballerina wife, a German nanny and Dutch immigrant husband who raised the author’s grandmother on a... More > farm in lower Manhattan, Englishmen and Yankees. Born during the roaring 1920’s, growing up during the great depression of the 1930’s and being among the first group of enlisted women in the US Navy WAVES during WWII, the author relates a fascinating and vivid history of our country through the eyes of a child, teen and young woman. The author writes: “Life is a journey of crests and chasms, all revealing one’s strength to cope, survive and grow beyond that which one could imagine possible.” Battle fatigue, alcoholism, divorce, mental illness, cancer and molestation challenge the author’s relentless spirit and resolve to survive and find joy and gratitude along the way.< Less
The Decline and Fall of the United States By Anthony Masse
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The book warns the American citizens of the fate which confronts them. It factually discloses the White House foreign policy decisions which has led to a crisis—from the communist... More > administration of President Franklin D. Roosevelt which betrayed eleven European countries and Nationalist China to the communists in World War II...via his infamous Yalta Agreement with soviet dictator Joseph Stalin—to the socialist administration of President Barack Obama which down-sized the U.S. military to pre-W.W. II status, and abandoned Georgia, the Ukraine and Iraq to Russian/Islamic invaders. What with Obama's 17 trillion dollar debt that is leading America into economic disaster, his catastrophic immigration policy of amnesty that has allowed 11 million illegals to invade the country—with the majority now subsidized by U.S. taxpayers—the die is cast.< Less
The Master; a Novel By Israel Zangwill
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Israel Zangwill (21 January 1864 – 1 August 1926) was a... More > British author at the forefront of cultural Zionism during the 19th century, he was a close associate of Theodor Herzl. He later rejected the search for a Jewish homeland and became the prime thinker behind the territorial movement.Zangwill was born in London on 21 January 1864, in a family of Jewish immigrants from the Russian Empire. His father, Moses Zangwill, was from what is now Latvia, and his mother, Ellen Hannah Marks Zangwill, was from what is now Poland. He dedicated his life to championing the cause of people he considered oppressed, becoming involved with topics such as Jewish emancipation, Jewish assimilation, territorialism, Zionism, and women's suffrage. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Israel_Zangwill< Less
Operacija Immigracija ili Prikliychenija Siomy v Amerike By Vladimir Belorusets
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The book consists of a collection of humorous fictional sketches describing Russian-Jewish immigrants at the beginning of their lives in the US. In a funny way, it shows their difficulties ... More > integrating into American society due to cultural differences. The hero of most stories is a simple engineer Sioma, who is trying to find his place in a completely different environment than he was accustomed to. The book also contains short phrases and one-liners.< Less
The Tramp By Wayne Hackman
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Jake Henshaw had lost it. Lost his job at the accountancy firm, his home and his family, but most of all the mental trauma had caused him to lose his memory. Timid and with low self-esteem, unsure... More > of who he is Jake Henshaw had become a vagrant, invisible and helpless. A chance meeting with a scruffy Russian immigrant and a young girl running from traffickers changes his life forever. When violence erupts in his adopted world Jake has to make a decision. Fight or flight. PC Emma Sharpe was in a professional desert, side-lined from a specialist firearms team for one mistake, albeit a fatal one. The Force embarrassed, had relegated her to a missing persons unit, out of sight out of mind. When the Jake Henshaw file landed on Emma’s desk it had promised to be another routine enquiry. When the case takes an unexpected turn Emma realises she is in the fight of her life with no guarantee of survival.< Less
A Kid Meets "the Kid": A Ted Williams Novel By Marcy McDonald
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It’s 1998, closing in on 1999. Austin Orr wants to be a pro baseball player more than anything in the world. Too bad he’s 56 lbs. and 4’6” as he starts 9th grade. Still, he... More > thinks he can pull it off if he’d just grow—he’s started—and get some help. Ted Williams wants nothing more than to hit one more time in Fenway. Too bad he’s half blind, can hardly walk, and is confined to a nursing home with his son controlling who he can visit or even talk to. Even so, he’s determined to stand at home plate one more time before he goes to that great ball park in the sky. When these two meet, they form an unlikely bond. That Austin’s dad and Ted’s son ban them from seeing each other makes them all the more determined to continue with their improvised batting lessons. With the aid of Austin’s best friend (a nerdy artist/musician), a beautiful Russian immigrant, a cub reporter, and Austin’s sisters, they risk everything to make their dreams come true as both their lives unravel in this coming-of-age novel.< Less
Migration Letters - Vol. 16 No. 2 - April 2019 By Transnational Press London
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Contributors or Competitors? - Naohiko Omata; Universalist Rights and Particularist Duties- Per Bauhn; Promoting Health from Outside the State- José Muñoz and José Collazo;... More > Saturday Russian Schools and Parents’ Social Networking- Nina Ivashinenko; Everyday Discourses of Belonging of First-Generation Eritrean Refugees in South Africa- Amanuel Isak Tewolde; Bordering Practices across Europe- Burcu Koca; Property Rights in the Syrian Conflict- Deniz Sert; “Switzerland Doesn’t Want Me”- Cangià; Remittances and Labour Supply Revisited- Petreski; Repatriation of War Orphans in Bosnia- Akan Ellis; Citizenship-for-Sale Schemes- Privara; Multiple Belongings and Composite Identities- Vila Freyer; The Other Entrepreneurs- Lintner; An Overview of Rural to Urban Migration in China- Qi; A Life Course Approach to Immigrants’ Relocation-Lacroix and Zufferey; Civic Stratification Within Cross-Border Families-Wai-chun To; The EU and Human Rights as Institutional Facts- Linda Hyökki; Tracking Ignorance-Herda< Less
Literary Russia Abroad By Yuriy Muhachov
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This reference book presents the fullest compilation of information on fiction and nonfiction written in Russian and published outside Russia from 1917 till the present times. The book contains the... More > opening part that presents information on the literature of the “first wave of Russian immigration”, literary centers, groups, general tendencies in development. The second part contains over 1500 entries that describe prominent writers, poets, play writers who worked in the variety of genres, artistic trends, political preferences. The third part contains attainments.< Less
Memoirs By Geza Kisvarsanyi
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Dr. Geza Kisvarsanyi takes us on a journey spanning Hungary's tumultuous history of the mid 19th century. The story begins in a peaceful garden in Tokaj then passes from the stage of WWII to a gulag... More > in the Carpathian range, to Russian occupation, revolution, and immigration, all the while sharing with us human and geological insights. Our journey ends in Sarasota, Florida. This is a story of survival, of human nature, of the earths resources and of the strength of the human spirit.< Less

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