Books tagged: iron curtain

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Mostly Behind The 8-Ball
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 252,500. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Autobiography and a social document of a post WW2 life. The author, first a refugee, then a migrant, had many unique careers in Australia and overseas and experienced both humorous and tragic situations. Born the son of a Latvian professor and composer of classical music, the author last saw his father at age 4. Throughout his life he tries to rediscover him but is blocked by the Iron Curtain.
Going Through .... Even if the Door is Closed
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 100,690. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Missions
(5.00)
Veteran missionary Bill Bathman served the persecuted Church in communist countries for over 38 years. Going Through contains powerful stories of missionary exploits in Europe, East and West, during ..the dramatic events of the Cold War. You will.be inspired, encouraged and challenged as you read this uplifting book.
War Stories: The Berlin Wall 1989
Series: Confessions of a Network News Producer. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015 by Ronin Robot Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » World
"The End of History" was how the Fall of the Berlin Wall and the end of the Soviet Union was described. I was there-on the EASTERN side of the Wall--and, trust me, it was very different than you may have been told. Finally, here is the truth of that day through the perspective of a journalist with decades of experience (and no sleep.) With pictures and a link to the Video of the Historic Occasion.
Life Will Have its Way
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,510. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00)
The lives of two women behind the Iron Curtain take an unexpected turn when they discover a young girl outside their building. The girl, who looks like she just stepped out of a photograph from the 40’s, offers little to explain who she is or where she came from. When events come together to reveal her true identity, pieces of a tragic past reemerge to alter the future of everyone involved.
Camping with the Communists: The Adventures of an American Family in the Soviet Union
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,550. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00)
The ultimate road trip! This inspiring memoir follows the Gildens as they camp their way across 3,800 miles of the Soviet Union in the adventure of a lifetime. Join them as they struggle with the Soviet bureaucracy, go face to face with the KGB, steal toilet paper, smuggle a diamond, and say "Nyet!" to the border guards. "Camping" is a page-turning narrative that will amaze and delight you.
The Berlin Affair
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,120. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013 by TWB Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Marianne Tucker, still emotionally wounded from being jilted at the altar, starts her life anew in Berlin. Working as a Foreign Service Passport Officer at the American Consulate, she encounters her runaway ex-fiancé and tangles with the woman who had destroyed their lives.
Better You Go Home
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,340. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
Chico Lenoch wonders why his Czech father refuses to contact family left behind the Iron Curtain. After discovering letters revealing the existence of a half-sister, he travels to the Czech Republic to find his forgotten sister and unearth the secrets his father has buried all these years. Chico’s quest is complicated by his urgent need for a donor kidney. Might his sister be a candidate?
Letters To America From Communist East Germany
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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
Letters From A Student In Communist Poland
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Letters, Fiction » Literary collections » European / General
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.
Famepunk: Part 2: Middlemarch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 289,620. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Historical » USA
Middlemarch is the sexy, funny, epic, teen lust-filled second volume of FAMEPUNK, a new novel for adults of all ages…A story of women in close contest--and closer embraces--taking professional tennis and primitive fantasy to their limits in the post-Cold War era.