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Letters From A Student In Communist Poland
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Polish
The mid-1980s was shortly before freedom arrived in the USSR and its European satellites. In 1984/85 I corresponded with a Polish student from Nysa, who studied in Katowice. My friend, Miroslawa, struggled with a lack of freedoms. She could not travel to the U.K., as she desired. Before Polish independence, "Mirka" filled her life with music and various items that she bought on the black market.
Letters To An American From Socialist East Germany
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
I am publishing some of the texts of letters and cards I received from an East German finance student in the years from 1984-1991. As far as I know "Dana" is now living in Berlin, married since 1989. Her letters show a brightness and curiosity about life and culture. A child of socialism, she was deeply curious about life in capitalist America. Yet she felt a duty to produce a child for the state