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A Silver Ring Crafted In World War II
Price: Free! Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
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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.
Ssylka: Exiled to Siberia
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 92,110. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Olga Alexeyevna, an young Russian noblewoman, follows her husband Dmitri into political exile in Siberia. Used to a live of privilege and comfort, she is nearly defeated by the hardship and isolation of life in a tiny village on the edge of the steppe. As she comes to doubt her values and her marriage, Dmitri's rashness leads her to confront challenges, losses and loves that change her forever.