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Danse Macabre: Memoir of a Polish Girl at the Time of the Russian Revolution (1914-1924)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,370. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Irene Rochas was born Aniela Tarnowicz in Warsaw in 1906, the youngest child in a large upper middle-class Polish family. With the outbreak of World War I in 1914, Irene and her family were stranded in Moscow, and with the further outbreak of the Bolshevik Revolution, they were able to return to their homeland only after a delay of four years. Irene recalls these years with searing imagery.