Alex Frishberg

Biography

Alex Frishberg was born in Kiev, Ukraine, on May 9, 1963. His family immigrated to St. Louis, Missouri (USA) in 1975, where he received a B.A. in English language and literature from University of Missouri and a J.D. from Washington University School of Law. Prior to relocating to Ukraine in October, 1991, Mr. Frishberg practiced at one of the largest law firms in Washington, D.C. He is the author of two novels, The Steel Barons and Life on the Outpost. Other works include short stories An International Love Affair, Love Notes From Tokyo, Gonta, An Honest Lawyer, The Most Powerful Man in the World, The Killer’s Life, among others. All of the publications are also available at http://www.amazon.com/Alex-Frishberg/e/B001JXHCGW.

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Doing Business in Ukraine
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 214,250. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Business and commercial law
A comprehensive 650+ page legal reference guide that covers all aspects of Ukrainian business legislation and practice, including corporate law, M&A, joint ventures, real property, import-export, labor law, tax legislation, currency regulations, banks and banking, land rights, mortgages, secured transactions, bankruptcy, intellectual property rights, litigation and arbitration, corruption, etc.
Die Stahlbarone
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 95,590. Language: German. Published: July 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Die Handlung findet in der Mitte der 1990er Jahre statt, in der ungezwungenen und halb-gesetzeslosen Atmosphäre von Kiew. Die Stahlbarone erzählt die Geschichte des 30-jährigen amerikanischen Rechtsanwaltes Jack Parker, und verwandelt sich von einem naiven Amerikaner zu einem Stahlbaron, mit einer persönlichen Armee von Ex-KGB Söldnern.
Hello From Kiev: Three Tiny Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,090. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Three short stories give the full flavor of life in Ukraine. “The Most Powerful Man in the World” is about the helplessness of world leaders when confronted with a wily Ukrainian man. “An Honest Lawyer” depicts the battle between a young, idealistic lawyer and an old, corrupt judge. “The Killer’s Life” shows why an aging champion fighter decides to give up fighting.
Life on the Outpost
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,440. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Life on the Outpost is a story about one man’s struggle against an oppressive government. It’s a dark period in the nation’s history, when its leaders secretly drain the State Treasury. When an innocent man is arrested, his experience in the prison’s brutal system transforms him into a violent revolutionary, hell-bent on single-handedly destroying the corrupt government system.
Gonta
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,720. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
A real-life adventure story about Alexei and Nikolai, who travel to Australia to find Gonta, a sailboat which they built with their own hands. With little money, no sailing experience and no knowledge of English, they set out on a year-long adventure of a lifetime. This is a true story of friendship, human courage and survival under extreme conditions in the freezing ocean waters.
Love Notes From Tokyo
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,570. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
A month-long exchange of letters between a single middle-aged Ukrainian woman and a self-employed Englishman living in Japan reveals a rare psychological look from a man’s perspective about relationships and women. This romantic comedy has an unexpected ending, and is based on real events.
An International Love Affair
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,800. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
An International Love Affair is a real-life story about Johnny Best, a young American dot-com multi-millionaire, who meets a gorgeous Ukrainian blonde through an internet dating site. She gives Johnny everything he ever dreamed of, which leads to his spectacular downfall. This true story is a lesson for all foreign guys who are looking for beautiful Ukrainian women.
The Steel Barons
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 93,630. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Set in semi-lawless Kiev in 1990's, The Steel Barons is the story about corruption. An American lawyer, Jack Parker, gets stranded in Ukraine, where he transforms himself from a naive American to a steel baron with a personal army of ex-KGB mercenaries. Based on real events.

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