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An illustrated wonderland you never knew existed. Bill Schroeder displays seven decks of cards you’ve never seen and tells their exciting story. FDR censored one deck and spent $100K on another that wasn't printed. Millions died in Leningrad while propaganda cards rained from the sky and the USSR was barred from the 1933 Chicago Worlds Fair for trying to distribute an Anti-Religious deck.
For the desperate father of a small family in Leningrad during WWII, escape to Germany could not be any worse than the certainty of starvation if they did nothing. Even if caught and imprisoned he believes they will at least have food and not freeze to death.
Evgenii Belodubrovskii's Thirteen Coats is a recollection and meditation on Leningrad–St. Petersburg from his birth in 1941 on the eve of the German invasion to the present. Thus will the Russian confront Russia's twentieth century traumas––two world wars and the long civil war that endured from the October Revolution in 1918 until Stalin's death in1953–one narrative at a time.
When Nazi troops surrounded Leningrad in September, 1941, intending to shell and starve the city into submission, Anna, a seventeen year old aspiring musician, watched as her once-beautiful city transform into a war zone.