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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Galilee
Publication date August 1, 1986
Binding Paperback
Edition Reissue
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780385039543
ISBN-10 0385039549
Dimensions 0.75 by 4.25 by 6.75 in.
Weight 0.55 lbs.
Original list price $19.00
Other format details religious
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: "An astounding story..."

"Few return from the dead, even among those only presumed to be dead by the living. This autobiography is the astounding story of an American-born Jesuit priest who, in the service of God, survived for twenty-three years, unknown to family or friends, in the controlled society that exists in the Soviet Union.

"In 1939, he sought admission to Soviet Russia incognito, so as to serve the Poles, who were his own folk and now were being absorbed into Russia under the Hitler-Stalin pact. Father Ciszek promptly became suspect to the KGB and was required to endure fifteen years of inquisition and imprisonment as a 'spy of the Vatican.' Thereafter he was permitted to live in the Soviet Union as a socially undesirable nonperson, who made a meager living as a common laborer, hospital attendant, garage mechanic, etc.

"The extraordinary dimension of this documentary tale is that Father Ciszek for twenty-three years not only retained his sanity but also remained true to his priestly vows and dedication...He said Mass under cover, in constant danger of discovery by priest-catchers. He heard the confessions of hundreds who could have betrayed him; he aided spiritually many who could have gained by exposing his devotion to the Lord.

"This is a remarkable recital of personal experience, simply but well told. It would be most difficult to write fiction that could honestly portray the patience, endurance and fortitude lived by Father Ciszek..."

- James B. Donovan, America

Editions
Paperback
Book cover for 9780028610863 Book cover for 9780385039543 Book cover for 9780898705744
 
With Daniel L. Flaherty | from Ignatius Pr (February 1, 1997)
9780898705744 | details & prices | 433 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $18.95
About: Father Walter Ciszek, S.
With Jeffrey P. Davidson | from Macmillan Distribution (September 1, 1996); titled "The Complete Idiot's Guide to Managing Stress"
9780028610863 | details & prices | 266 pages | 7.50 × 9.50 × 0.75 in. | 1.15 lbs | List price $16.95
This edition also contains The Complete Idiot''s Guide to Managing Stress
About: The author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Managing Your Time offers down-to-earth suggestions for minimizing stress at home and at the office, as well as exercises to clear the body and the mind.
The price comparison is for this edition
Reissue edition from Galilee (August 1, 1986)
9780385039543 | details & prices | 4.25 × 6.75 × 0.75 in. | 0.55 lbs | List price $19.00
About: "An astounding story.

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