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A Silver Ring Crafted In World War II
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Price: Free! Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
A ring can be made from a coin by tapping with a spoon. That's what my father witnessed while guarding German POWs during World War II. He told me a story about that and I'm sharing it here. When my father died I was struck by the thought that when a man dies his stories die with him unless someone writes them down.
Towers to Nowhere
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 254,330. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Russia at the turn of the century, a country beset by revolutionary tensions and upheavals, where Jews are increasingly threatened. From a straightforward commercial venture, Feivel’s voyage on a riverboat will turn into a series of adventures, some of them absurdly funny, some hair-raising. Few foresee that much worse is still in store for Jews, in this new century – but what to do about it?
Ukraine Pocket Guide
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 19,520. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
It is filled with information, tips and photos for any traveler young or old and any business person who wishes to visit the Ukraine. This book is aimed at all travelers who wish to visit the Ukraine. It will provide a practical guide to travel and lessen the concerns about the customs and the language. It is written for all ages and
Peace Boat
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,120. Language: British English. Published: February 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
An eclectic mash up of styles and genres, this collection features over twenty stories inspired by the ports of call on a 2012 voyage with the Japanese NGO Peace Boat. A Japanese maid in Tokyo, a power hungry vizier in Istanbul and a sailor assailed by ghosts while navigating the Panama Canal are just a few of the varied characters to be found inside.
The Circles of Life: My Ukrainian Family's Odyssey of Secrets, Love and Survival from Pre-War Odessa to the Promised Land and America
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,060. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In this memoir in letters, Anna Aizic retraces her Ukrainian family’s odyssey of secrets and escape from Odessa to Israel, her own journey to America, and her creative path to healing from metastatic breast cancer.