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Product Description: In the summer of 2012, the author returned to his native Cuba to retrieve his birth certificate after an absence of 50 years (for the first 24 of which he lived in the United States). This memoir of his journey of personal and political discovery illuminates how the two countries--90 miles apart yet opposites on the political spectrum--have both lost their way in the misguided pursuit of their divergent ideologies...read more

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9781476665252 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, January 7, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In the summer of 2012, the author returned to his native Cuba to retrieve his birth certificate after an absence of 50 years (for the first 24 of which he lived in the United States).

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A searing story of starvation and survival in North Korea, followed by a dramatic escape, rescue by activists and Christian missionaries, and success in the United States thanks to newfound faith and courage Inside the hidden and mysterious world of North Korea, Joseph Kim lived a young boy’s normal life until he was five. Then disaster struck: the first wave of the Great Famine, a long, terrible ordeal that killed millions, including his father, and sent others, like his mother and only sister, on desperate escape routes into China. Alone on the streets, Joseph learned to beg and steal. He had nothing but a street-hardened survival instinct. Finally, in desperation, he too crossed a frozen river to escape to China. There a kindly Christian woman took him in, kept him hidden from the authorities, and gave him hope. Soon, through an underground network of activists, he was spirited to the American consulate, and became one of just a handful of North Koreans to be brought to the U.S. as refugees. Joseph knew no English and had never been a good student. Yet the kindness of his foster family changed his life.  He turned a new leaf, became a dedicated student, mastered English, and made it to college, where he is now thriving thanks to his faith and inner strength. Under the Same Sky is an unforgettable story of suffering and redemption.
By Joseph Kim and Stephan Talty (contributor)

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9780544373174 | Houghton Mifflin, June 2, 2015, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: A searing story of starvation and survival in North Korea, followed by a dramatic escape, rescue by activists and Christian missionaries, and success in the United States thanks to newfound faith and courage Inside the hidden and mysterious world of North Korea, Joseph Kim lived a young boy’s normal life until he was five.

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9780544705272 | Mariner Books, June 28, 2016, cover price $15.95
9780380001248, titled "The American Woman's Cookbook" | Avon Books, June 1, 1974, cover price $1.95 | also contains The American Woman''s Cookbook

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Product Description: An undocumented immigrant’s journey from a New York City homeless shelter to the top of his Princeton classDan-el Padilla Peralta has lived the American dream. As a boy, he came here legally with his family. Together they left Santo Domingo behind, but life in New York City was harder than they imagined...read more

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9781594206528 | Penguin Pr, July 28, 2015, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: An undocumented immigrant’s journey from a New York City homeless shelter to the top of his Princeton classDan-el Padilla Peralta has lived the American dream.

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9780395733981, titled "Tibet" | 2nd edition (Apa Productions, September 1, 1995), cover price $12.95

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Product Description: Winner of the Plutarch Award for Best BiographyNational Book Critics Circle Award FinalistPEN Literary Award FinalistNew York Times Notable BookWashington Post Notable BookBoston Globe Best Book of the YearThe award-winning author of Villa Air-Bel returns with a painstakingly researched, revelatory biography of Svetlana Stalin, a woman fated to live her life in the shadow of one of history’s most monstrous dictators—her father, Josef Stalin...read more

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9780062206107 | Harpercollins, June 2, 2015, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Winner of the Plutarch Award for Best BiographyPEN Literary Award FinalistNational Book Critics Circle Award FinalistNew York Times Notable BookWashington Post Notable BookBoston Globe Best Book of the YearThe award-winning author of Villa Air-Bel returns with a painstakingly researched, revelatory biography of Svetlana Stalin, a woman fated to live her life in the shadow of one of history’s most monstrous dictators—her father, Josef Stalin.
9780007491117 | Harpercollins Pub Ltd, March 26, 2015, cover price $33.15 | About this edition: [Read by Karen Cass] The award-winning author of Villa Air-Bel returns with a painstakingly researched, revelatory biography of Svetlana Stalin, a woman fated to live her life in the shadow of one of history's most monstrous dictators -- her father, Josef Stalin.

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9780062206121 | Reprint edition (Perennial, June 21, 2016), cover price $18.99 | About this edition: Winner of the Plutarch Award for Best BiographyNational Book Critics Circle Award FinalistPEN Literary Award FinalistNew York Times Notable BookWashington Post Notable BookBoston Globe Best Book of the YearThe award-winning author of Villa Air-Bel returns with a painstakingly researched, revelatory biography of Svetlana Stalin, a woman fated to live her life in the shadow of one of history’s most monstrous dictators—her father, Josef Stalin.
9780007491131 | Harpercollins Pub Ltd, February 11, 2016, cover price $17.25 | About this edition: Stalins Daughter
9780008135072 | Harpercollins Pub Ltd, June 2, 2015, cover price $24.70

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9781504625371 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, June 2, 2015), cover price $55.99 | About this edition: [Read by Karen Cass] The award-winning author of Villa Air-Bel returns with a painstakingly researched, revelatory biography of Svetlana Stalin, a woman fated to live her life in the shadow of one of history's most monstrous dictators -- her father, Josef Stalin.

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Product Description: Finalist for the William Saroyan International Prize for Writing From the bestselling author of A Mountain of Crumbs, a “brilliant and illuminating” (BookPage) portrait of mothers and daughters that reaches from Cold War Russia to modern-day New Jersey to show how the ties that hold you back can also teach you how to start over...read more

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9781451689822 | Simon & Schuster, January 6, 2015, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Finalist for the William Saroyan International Prize for Writing From the bestselling author of A Mountain of Crumbs, a “brilliant and illuminating” (BookPage) portrait of mothers and daughters that reaches from Cold War Russia to modern-day New Jersey to show how the ties that hold you back can also teach you how to start over.

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9781451689839 | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, January 26, 2016), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Finalist for the William Saroyan International Prize for Writing From the bestselling author of A Mountain of Crumbs, a “brilliant and illuminating” (BookPage) portrait of mothers and daughters that reaches from Cold War Russia to modern-day New Jersey to show how the ties that hold you back can also teach you how to start over.
9780448139579, titled "Designs for Coloring: Owls" | Revised edition (Price Stern Sloan, May 1, 1985), cover price $3.50 | also contains Designs for Coloring: Owls

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Product Description: It is sometimes difficult to remember that in war there are innocents on all sides who suffer. German citizens who had no connection to the atrocities committed by their countrymen nonetheless endured great hardships because of them...read more

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9781634504195 | Reprint edition (Skyhorse Pub Co Inc, January 19, 2016), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: It is sometimes difficult to remember that in war there are innocents on all sides who suffer.

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Product Description: Shortlisted for the 2017 Gourmand International Cookbook PrizeLos Angeles Times Cookbook of the weekJean-Marie Monfort Hébert Georges Fils “TiGeorges” Laguerre died at birth. But anyone who knows the gregarious, polylingual chef and restaurant owner realizes that it takes more than something like dying to keep this charismatic man down...read more

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9781942600251, titled "No Man Is an Island: A Memoir of Family and Haïtian Cuisine" | Rare Bird Books, January 12, 2016, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Shortlisted for the 2017 Gourmand International Cookbook PrizeLos Angeles Times Cookbook of the weekJean-Marie Monfort Hébert Georges Fils “TiGeorges” Laguerre died at birth.

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Product Description: The Promised Land (1912) edited here with illustrations from photographs, is the autobiography of Mary Antin, was an American author and immigration rights activist. It tells the story of her early life in what is now Belarus and her immigration to the United States in 1894...read more

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9781512037692 | Createspace Independent Pub, May 8, 2015, cover price $7.49
9781507688342 | Createspace Independent Pub, April 26, 2015, cover price $18.99
9781507856796 | Large print edition (Createspace Independent Pub, February 5, 2015), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: The Promised Land is the autobiography of Mary Antin.
9781492249306 | Createspace Independent Pub, August 26, 2013, cover price $10.45 | About this edition: The Promised Land by Mary Antin - Mary Antin, June 13, 1881 – May 15, 1949, was an American author and immigration rights activist.
9780486497990 | Reprint edition (Dover Pubns, December 19, 2012), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: "A unique contribution to our modern literature and to our modern history.
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9780062313768 | Ecco Pr, September 30, 2014, cover price $25.99

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9780062313775 | Reprint edition (Ecco Pr, June 23, 2015), cover price $15.99

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Product Description: The award-winning author of Villa Air-Bel returns with a painstakingly researched, revelatory biography of Svetlana Stalin, a woman fated to live her life in the shadow of one of history's most monstrous dictators--her father, Josef Stalin...read more

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9781504625364 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, June 1, 2015), cover price $79.99 | About this edition: The award-winning author of Villa Air-Bel returns with a painstakingly researched, revelatory biography of Svetlana Stalin, a woman fated to live her life in the shadow of one of history's most monstrous dictators--her father, Josef Stalin.

“Remarkable…told with wry humor shorn of sentimentality… In the end, what sticks with the reader is an exuberant immigrant embrace of America.” ―San Francisco ChronicleIn 1972, when she was seven, the author and her family moved from Iran to Southern California, arriving with no firsthand knowledge of this country beyond Firoozeh’s father’s glowing memories of his graduate school years here. In a series of deftly drawn scenes, Funny in Farsi chronicles the American journey of Dumas’s wonderfully engaging family: her engineer father, a sweetly quixotic dreamer who first sought riches on Bowling for Dollars and in Las Vegas; her elegant mother, who never fully mastered English (or cared to); her uncle, who combated the effects of American fast food with an array of miraculous American weight-loss gadgets; and Firoozeh herself, who as a girl changed her name to Julie and who encountered a second wave of culture shock when she met and married a Frenchman, becoming part of a one-couple melting pot. An unforgettable story of identity, discovery, and the power of family love, Funny in Farsi will leave us all laughing―without an accent.“What’s charming beyond the humor of this memoir is that it remains affectionate even in the weakest, most tenuous moments for the culture. It’s the brilliance of true sophistication at work.” ―Los Angeles Times Book Review“Often hilarious, always interesting… Like the movie My Big Fat Greek Wedding, this book describes with humor the intersection and overlapping of two cultures.” ―The Providence Journal

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9780405109164, titled "Stabilized Accounting" | Ayer Co Pub, June 1, 1978, cover price $37.95 | also contains Funny in Farsi: A Memoir of Growing Up Iranian in America, Funny in Farsi: A Memoir of Growing Up Iranian in America, Stabilized Accounting

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9781501246159 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, April 28, 2015), cover price $14.99 | also contains Funny in Farsi: A Memoir of Growing Up Iranian in America, Funny in Farsi: A Memoir of Growing Up Iranian in America
9781480591844 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, February 18, 2014), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: “Remarkable…told with wry humor shorn of sentimentality… In the end, what sticks with the reader is an exuberant immigrant embrace of America.

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Product Description: Growing up in remote Cameroon, Richard Afuma could not expect to live much past the age of 40, and his chances of any sort of education were slim. But at the age of eight, Afuma found his way to a school run by Baptist missionaries...read more

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9781608934058 | Down East Books, June 7, 2015, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Growing up in remote Cameroon, Richard Afuma could not expect to live much past the age of 40, and his chances of any sort of education were slim.

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By Demi (illustrator)

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9781891785702, titled "The Journey to the Unknown" | Fons Vitae, June 1, 2015, cover price $19.95

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Product Description: A classroom staple, Immigrant Voices: New Lives in America, 1773-2000 has been updated with writings that reflect trends in immigration to the United States through the turn of the twenty-first century. New chapters include a selection of letters from Irish immigrants fleeing the famine of the 1840s, writings from an immigrant who escaped the civil war in Liberia during the 1980s, and letters that crossed the U...read more
By Thomas Dublin (editor)

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9780252038396 | 2 edition (Univ of Illinois Pr, April 15, 2014), cover price $95.00 | About this edition: A classroom staple, Immigrant Voices: New Lives in America, 1773-2000 has been updated with writings that reflect trends in immigration to the United States through the turn of the twenty-first century.

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9780252078729 | 2 edition (Univ of Illinois Pr, April 15, 2014), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: A classroom staple, Immigrant Voices: New Lives in America, 1773-2000 has been updated with writings that reflect trends in immigration to the United States through the turn of the twenty-first century.

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The inspiring story of two brothers who immigrated to America from India and took very different paths to becoming world-renowned healers and teachers.  At a time when America is fiercely divided on the issue of immigration, Brotherhood tells the story of two brothers who pursued the American dream to its fullest expression. In the early 1970s, Deepak and Sanjiv Chopra joined a flood of immigrants looking to make a new life in America, a land of opportunity. Having grown up in postwar India amidst the sudden freedom of the 1947 liberation, their childhood was a blend of the exotic, the mythical, and the modern. Their father was one of the first Indians to become a Western-trained cardiologist, while their extended family maintained deep roots in ancient spiritual traditions. Brotherhood follows the Chopra brothers as one becomes a world-renowned spiritual teacher and the other rises to the top of Western medicine to become a professor at Harvard Medical School. Their story will fascinate and inspire anyone who still believes in America’s capacity to foster achievement and reward hard work.

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9780544032101 | 1 edition (New Harvest, May 21, 2013), cover price $28.00 | About this edition: The inspiring story of two brothers who immigrated to America from India and took very different paths to becoming world-renowned healers and teachers.

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9781455890866 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, April 1, 2014), cover price $19.99
9781455890859 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, April 1, 2014), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: In Brotherhood, Deepak and Sanjiv Chopra reveal the story of their personal struggles and triumphs as doctors, immigrants, and brothers.
9781491510834 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, April 1, 2014), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: In Brotherhood, Deepak and Sanjiv Chopra reveal the story of their personal struggles and triumphs as doctors, immigrants, and brothers.
9781455890804 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, May 21, 2013), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: In Brotherhood, Deepak and Sanjiv Chopra reveal the story of their personal struggles and triumphs as doctors, immigrants, and brothers.
9781455890828 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, May 21, 2013), cover price $24.99

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Product Description: In 1994, Anchee Min made her literary debut with a memoir of growing up in China during the violent trauma of the Cultural Revolution. Red Azalea became an international bestseller and propelled her career as a successful, critically acclaimed author...read more

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9781596916982 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, May 7, 2013, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: In 1994, Anchee Min made her literary debut with a memoir of growing up in China during the violent trauma of the Cultural Revolution.

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9781608194230 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, March 4, 2014), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: In 1994, Anchee Min made her literary debut with a memoir of growing up in China during the violent trauma of the Cultural Revolution.

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Product Description: One of Maria Chaudhuri's early memories growing up in Dhaka was planning to run away with her friend Nadia. Home was not an especially unhappy place, but in Maria's family, joy was ephemeral. With a mother who yearned for the mountains and the solitariness and freedom to pursue her own dreams and career, and a charismatic but distant father who found it difficult to express emotion, they were never able to hold on to happiness for very long...read more

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9781620406229 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, June 3, 2014, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: One of Maria Chaudhuri's early memories growing up in Dhaka was planning to run away with her friend Nadia.
9781408844601 | Bloomsbury Pub Ltd, January 16, 2014, cover price $24.50

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Product Description: For All of Us, One Today is a fluid, poetic story anchored by Richard Blanco’s experiences as the inaugural poet in 2013, and beyond. In this brief and evocative narrative, he shares for the first time his journey as a Latino immigrant and openly gay man discovering a new, emotional understanding of what it means to be an American...read more

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9780807033807 | Beacon Pr, November 19, 2013, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: For All of Us, One Today is a fluid, poetic story anchored by Richard Blanco’s experiences as the inaugural poet in 2013, and beyond.

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9781611634945 | Carolina Academic Pr, November 19, 2013, cover price $35.00

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Product Description: A memoir of coming of age and struggling to leave the USSR. Shrayer chronicles the triumphs and humiliations of a Soviet childhood and expresses the dreams and fears of a Jewish family that never gave up its hopes for a better life...read more

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9780815610243 | Syracuse Univ Pr, November 15, 2013, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A memoir of coming of age and struggling to leave the USSR.

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Product Description: From the author of Happy Birthday or Whatever, an outright hilarious and heartfelt collection of personal essays about everything from underwear to musical theater.ANNIE CHOI HATES MUSICAL THEATER. SHE THINKS SANDWICHES ARE BORING...read more

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9781451698398 | Touchstone Books, July 9, 2013, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: From the author of Happy Birthday or Whatever, an outright hilarious and heartfelt collection of personal essays about everything from underwear to musical theater.

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In Brotherhood, Deepak and Sanjiv Chopra reveal the story of their personal struggles and triumphs as doctors, immigrants, and brothers. They were born in the ferment of liberated India after 1947, as an age-old culture was reinventing its future. For the young, this meant looking to the West. The Chopra brothers were among the most eager and ambitious of the new generation. In the 1970s, they each emigrated to the United States to make a new life. Both faced tough obstacles: while Deepak encountered resistance from Western-trained doctors over what he called the mind-body connection, Sanjiv struggled to reconcile the beliefs of his birthplace with those of his new home. Eventually, each brother became convinced that America was the right place to build a life, and the Chopras went on to great achievements ― Deepak as a global spiritual teacher and bestselling author, Sanjiv as a world-renowned medical expert and professor at Harvard Medical School. Brotherhood will fascinate and inspire those who still believe in America’s capacity to foster achievement and reward hard work.

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9781455890835, titled "Brotherhood: Dharma, Destiny, and the American Dream: Library Edition" | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, May 21, 2013), cover price $59.97
9781455890842, titled "Brotherhood: Dharma, Destiny, and the American Dream: Library Edition" | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, May 21, 2013), cover price $39.97 | About this edition: In Brotherhood, Deepak and Sanjiv Chopra reveal the story of their personal struggles and triumphs as doctors, immigrants, and brothers.

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Product Description: In 1961, fearing the communist rule of Fidel Castro, Guillermo Vicente Vidal's family sent him to America through Operation Peter Pan. He arrived in Colorado and was sent to an orphanage with his brothers, and his family reunited four years later...read more

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9781555919108 | Reprint edition (Fulcrum Pub, May 7, 2013), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: In 1961, fearing the communist rule of Fidel Castro, Guillermo Vicente Vidal's family sent him to America through Operation Peter Pan.

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9781451661774 | Atria Books, August 28, 2012, cover price $25.00

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9781451661781 | Washington Square Pr, March 12, 2013, cover price $16.00

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Product Description: On February 10, 1940, the Szelazek family was deported as prisoners of war from Poland to a Soviet labor camp in Siberia, beginning a 12-year epic journey that spanned countries and continents. In From Exile to Eden, Jadwiga Szelazek Morrison traces her family’s harrowing yet inspirational flight from war-torn Europe beginning with two remarkable people—Tadeusz Szelazek born in 1909 to a titled family of the old Polish aristocracy and Helena Semerylo born on Armistice Day 1918...read more

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9781618520401 | Red Wheel/Weiser, December 21, 2012, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: On February 10, 1940, the Szelazek family was deported as prisoners of war from Poland to a Soviet labor camp in Siberia, beginning a 12-year epic journey that spanned countries and continents.

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