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Against the current : the memoirs of Boris Ragula

Author: Boris Ragula; Inge Vibeke Sanmiya
Publisher: Montreal ; Ithaca : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2005.
Series: Footprints series (Montréal, Quebec)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on the story of Boris Ragula, this book offers an account of the plight of European refugees and the importance of immigrants to Canada's postwar growth. This work shows how "ordinary people"  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Personal narratives
Memoirs
Personal Narratives
Personal narratives, Belarusian
Récits personnels biélorusse
Biographies
Named Person: Boris Ragula; Boris Ragula; Boris Ragula; Boris Ragula
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Boris Ragula; Inge Vibeke Sanmiya
ISBN: 9780773529649 0773529640
OCLC Number: 59136551
Description: xiv, 185 pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 23 cm.
Contents: My beginnings --
Freedom? --
Liberation? --
The eskadron --
Refugees in the west --
Early days in London, Ontario --
Community service far and wide --
I believe in miracles.
Series Title: Footprints series (Montréal, Quebec)
Responsibility: as told to Inge Sanmiya.
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"Ragula's memoirs provide a unique insight into the intersection between personal memory and history."

 
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