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Goodbye Stalin: A True Story of Wars, Escapes and Reinvention

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Synopsis:

The planes came. My mother leaped from the driver's seat screaming. Into the ditch! A heart-wrenching story of one family's struggle to be free. Sigrid and her family escaped communism not once but four times. They went from feudal glory under the Czars through the Soviet revolution to democracy in Estonia, Nazism in Poland during World War II, then communism in East Germany, and finally freedom in West Germany and the United States.

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ISBN:
9780977986347
Publisher:
Durban House Publishing
Subject:
General
Author:
Thomas, Sigrid Von Bremen
Author:
von Bremen Thomas, Sigrid
Subject:
General Biography
Subject:
Personal Memoirs
Subject:
Europe - General
Subject:
World war, 1939-1945
Subject:
Immigrants
Subject:
Immigrants -- United States.
Subject:
Biography - General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20070931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
237
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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"Synopsis" by , The planes came. My mother leaped from the driver's seat screaming. Into the ditch! A heart-wrenching story of one family's struggle to be free. Sigrid and her family escaped communism not once but four times. They went from feudal glory under the Czars through the Soviet revolution to democracy in Estonia, Nazism in Poland during World War II, then communism in East Germany, and finally freedom in West Germany and the United States.
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