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Dancing Under the Red Star: The Extraordinary Story of Margaret Werner, the Only American Woman to Survive Stalin's Gulag

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The shocking and inspirational saga of Margaret Werner and her miraculous survival in the Siberian death camps of Stalinist Russia.

Between 1930 and 1932, Henry Ford sent 450 of his Detroit employees plus their families to live in Gorky, Russia, to operate a new manufacturing facility. This is the true story of one of those families-Carl and Elisabeth Werner and their young daughter Margaret-and their terrifying life in Russia under brutal dictator Joseph Stalin.

Margaret was seventeen when her father was arrested on trumped-up charges of treason. Heartbroken and afraid, she and her mother were left to withstand the hardships of life under the oppressive Soviet state, an existence marked by poverty, starvation, and fear. Refusing to comply with the Socialist agenda, Margaret was ultimately sentenced to ten years of hard labor in Stalins Gulag.

Filth, malnutrition, and despair accompanied merciless physical labor. Yet in the midst of inhumane conditions came glimpses of hope and love as Margaret came to realize her dependence upon “the grace, favor, and protection of an unseen God.”

In all, it would be thirty long years before Margaret returned to kiss the ground of home. Of all the Americans who made this virtually unknown journey-ultimately spending years in Siberian death camps-Margaret Werner was the only woman who lived to tell about it. 

Written by her son, Karl Tobien, Dancing Under the Red Star is Margarets unforgettable true story: an inspiring chronicle of faith, defiance, and personal triumph

About the Author

Karl Tobien was born in 1956 just outside a Soviet slave labor camp in Siberia. He arrived in America in 1961 with his mother, Margaret Werner, and grandmother. Today Karl is an executive consultant and inspirational speaker. He resides in Cincinnati, Ohio with his wife, Tina, and their four children.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781400070787
Author:
Tobien, Karl
Publisher:
Waterbrook Press
Author:
Karl Tobien
Subject:
General
Subject:
Religious
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Americans
Subject:
Political prisoners
Subject:
Inspirational - General
Subject:
Europe - Russia & the Former Soviet Union
Subject:
Political prisoners -- Soviet Union.
Subject:
Political persecution -- Soviet Union.
Subject:
General History
Subject:
Biography-Religious
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20060631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
8.26x5.58x1.01 in. .89 lbs.

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Biography » Religious
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History and Social Science » World History » 1650 to Present
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