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Out of Latvia - The son of a Latvian immigrant searches for his roots
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,640. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » European
Peter Jirgens tells the story of his youth as the son of a Latvian immigrant in Australia. He shares his father’s stories of life under Soviet rule and dreams of seeing Latvia himself. In1980, despite the possibility of being drafted into the Soviet army or sent to Siberia, Peter enters Latvia. His thirst for adventure almost costs him his life.
Gelendzik. In Russian. Book1. Photos Stories. Геленджик. Книга 1. Истории Старых Фотографий. Чудеса в Решете.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,210. Language: Russian. Published: April 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Essay » Literature
Книга1(Трилогии) о Геленджике и событиях на старых фотографиях, свидетелями которых автор была. О давно не существующих улицах и людях Геленджика, памятью о которых автор дорожит. Приятно прогуляться по старому Геленджику 1950х -1970х, о котором теперь памнят только его сторожилы. Это книга о тех людях кто рос на берегу Черного моря, был счастлив, страдал, любил, кто жил в ССС
Час second-hand
Price: Free! Words: 133,900. Language: Belarusian. Published: December 7, 2015 by kniharnia.by. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
“Час second-hand” — кніга пісьменніцы Святланы Алексіевіч, апошняя з серыі, прысвечанай “гісторыі вялікай і страшнай утопіі — камунізму”: Вялікая Айчынная вайна, Афганістан, Чарнобыль і, нарэшце, развал сацыялістычнай імперыі... Кніга перакладзеная на многія еўрапейскія мовы і ўжо атрымала прэстыжныя прэміі нямецкіх кнігадрукароў і французскіх медыяў.
Thirteen Coats
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,970. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by Robert E. Townsend. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Essay » Literature
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.
The Pripyat Syndrome
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,910. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013 by L&L Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » History » European
This book recalls the tragic fate of one young woman from Pripyat, as she struggles desperately to save the life of her only son. The vicissitudes of the first days and the first years after the Chernobyl catastrophe are shown vividly and precisely.

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