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Говорит Тофик By Тофик Касымов
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Stories and poetry in Russian about immigration, life, and travel, by an upcoming author Tofik Kasymov. Mr. Kasymov grew up in Belarus and emigrated to the United States.
Stored Treasures By Minnie Crane & Smadar Belkind Gerson
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A deeply personal, beautifully simple and inspiring memoir. This joint work is written by two women separated by four generations. Minnie Crane lived through two world wars, pandemics and the Great... More > Depression. Thirty years after her death her tale is brought to life in a way only her great-granddaughter could do. Minnie came from an extremely humble beginning and made huge sacrifices. Her telling account sheds light on the story of Belitsa, a little town in Russian, now part of Belarus, a Jewish community obliterated by the Nazis. It also traces immigration of many Jews to America at the turn of the twentieth century. This inspirational narrative makes history very personal.< Less
Ambershore: A Memoir of a Latvian-Jewish Woman By Rhoda Gurevich
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Ambershore is the autobiography of Rhoda Gurevich, a woman of Latvian Jewish heritage who survived the horrors of history. In this memoir, Gurevich chronicles her charmed early life in the... More > cosmopolitan capital of Riga, Latvia, which took a nightmarish turn following the occupation of Latvia by the Soviet Union, the invasion by the Nazis, and the annihilation of most of the country's Jewish population. Hers is a story of wits, luck, and survival, combined with a passion for culture and humanity that instilled Rhoda's life with dignity during some of civlizations darkest eras. Along with the tale of her journey from Riga to the United States, where she immigrated with her family in the 1970s, Ambershore gives a rare account of life in Latvia before, during, and after WWII, from the culinary riches of the Central Market and authentic Latvian Jewish recipes, to the details of the Russian occupation and Latvia’s independence. Readers will feel each bump, setback, and triumph in Rhoda’s journey.< Less
Ambershore: A Memoir of a Latvian-Jewish Woman By Rhoda Gurevich
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Ambershore is the autobiography of Rhoda Gurevich, a woman of Latvian Jewish heritage who survived the horrors of history. In this memoir, Gurevich chronicles her charmed early life in the... More > cosmopolitan capital of Riga, Latvia, which took a nightmarish turn following the occupation of Latvia by the Soviet Union, the invasion by the Nazis, and the annihilation of most of the country's Jewish population. Hers is a story of wits, luck, and survival, combined with a passion for culture and humanity that instilled Rhoda's life with dignity during some of civlizations darkest eras. Along with the tale of her journey from Riga to the United States, where she immigrated with her family in the 1970s, Ambershore gives a rare account of life in Latvia before, during, and after WWII, from the culinary riches of the Central Market and authentic Latvian Jewish recipes, to the details of the Russian occupation and Latvia’s independence. Readers will feel each bump, setback, and triumph in Rhoda’s journey.< Less
A Life Full of Surprises By Anna Fleming
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A Life Full of Surprises is the story of Anna Fleming's life. The author tells the story of her childhood in Southeastern Europe during the 1920's and 1930's, and her family's efforts to navigate... More > the many dangers of life on the front lines of World War II. Through a collection of memories spanning nearly nine decades, she describes her scrapes and encounters with the German Gestapo, Russian forces and Serbian partisans, as well as Hungarian and American Intelligence officers. She describes how luck was with her and her family at every turn. She also chronicles her very different life in America after the War, and introduces you to a few of the many interesting people she's met along the way. Her story provides a truly rare perspective on life then and now.< Less
A Life Full of Surprises By Anna Fleming
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A Life Full of Surprises is the story of Anna Fleming's life. The author tells the story of her childhood in Southeastern Europe during the 1920's and 1930's, and her family's efforts to navigate... More > the many dangers of life on the front lines of World War II. Through a collection of memories spanning nearly nine decades, she describes her scrapes and encounters with the German Gestapo, Russian forces and Serbian partisans, as well as Hungarian and American Intelligence officers. She describes how luck was with her and her family at every turn. She also chronicles her very different life in America after the War, and introduces you to a few of the many interesting people she's met along the way. Her story provides a truly rare perspective on life then and now.< Less
"A Record of Interesting Choices: Tales of a Post-Soviet Man in the West" By Vadim Jigoulov
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“A Record of Interesting Choices: Tales of a Post-Soviet Man in the West” is a collection of entertaining and irreverent stories from a Russian immigrant living in the US. With his... More > characteristic sarcasm and at times warm tone, Jigoulov writes on religion in America, the importance of German erotica in the Soviet space, the world of espionage, and the secrets of the Russian soul. Jigoulov reminiscences on growing up in the Soviet Union, his experiences in the Soviet intelligence services, and his involvement with American religious groups in Russia and the US. He also shares his humorous anecdotes of survival as an immigrant. After living in the US for over twenty years, the author reflects back at his life in the Soviet Union as a Westerner and writes about it in the language that would appeal to American readers.< Less
The Pilgrim Soul By Mira Pajes Merriman
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This memoir recounts the author’s white-knuckle escape at age seven through Poland and across Russia—the German war machine always two steps behind. Reunited in New York, she and her... More > parents settle in Manhattan but peace remains out of reach as domestic turmoil, eccentric refugee friends, Zionist summer camp and an environment of political and ideological uncertainties create a life fraught with new adversities. She and her friend plot a life of artistic escape and greatness. With her father she’s held tight in a chafing bond of love and rebellion. A failed marriage, artistic and existential despair, and disillusionment with post-World War II American society drive her to escape again, this time to paint in Spain. But peace remains out of reach there, too, despite a love affair, a conversion to Catholicism, and efforts at religious dedication. This chronicle of Jewish escape from Europe tracks the twists and turns of that displacement, and an immigrant generation’s struggle to build a new life in America.< Less
The Pilgrilm Soul By Mira Pajes Merriman
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This memoir recounts the author’s white-knuckle escape at age seven through Poland and across Russia—the German war machine always two steps behind. Reunited in New York, she and her... More > parents settle in Manhattan but peace remains out of reach as domestic turmoil, eccentric refugee friends, Zionist summer camp and an environment of political and ideological uncertainties create a life fraught with new adversities. She and her friend plot a life of artistic escape and greatness. With her father she’s held tight in a chafing bond of love and rebellion. A failed marriage, artistic and existential despair, and disillusionment with post-World War II American society drive her to escape again, this time to paint in Spain. But peace remains out of reach there, too, despite a love affair, a conversion to Catholicism, and efforts at religious dedication. This chronicle of Jewish escape from Europe tracks the twists and turns of that displacement, and an immigrant generation’s struggle to build a new life in America.< Less
SHE NEVER ASKED FOR VODKA By M.RAFIQUE AL-QURAISH
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AN IMMIGRANT HARD WORKING FEMALE EKARRINA ZATULIVERTER SNEAKED IN LONDON FROM MOSCOW WAS GRANTED AS IF WAS RUSSIAN SPY AND WAS PASSING INFORMATION FROM NATO COMMANDR WAS HER EX.LOVER AND WITCH HUNT... More > HAD BEEN ON THE WAY.SHE WAS GRANTED TO REMAIN IN LONDON ON HER IMMIGRATION APPEAL IN THE COURT RECENTLY THAT WAS THE REAL ENGLISH JUSTICE AN IMPARTIAL ON HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN AN IMPLICATION OF CONVENTIONAL LAW.THOUGH LAW WAS FLAW IN IMMIGRATION RULES BUT KGB WERE JUBILLIANT TO KEEP HER IN BIRMINGHAM UNDER CAMOUFLAGE IN SECRETIVE TO EXPLORE NEWEL SECRET FILES IN DEEPER TO WATCH EVERY STEP OF THE EUROPE TAKEN BY NATO DEFENCE IN SUDDEN IMPACT WAS JUST PROPAGATION OF COLD BLOOD SPLIT IDEOLOGY OF HYPOCRATE AS IF WERE BOTH GOT HOLE UNDER THEIR BOATS.< Less

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