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Eyewitness : writings from the ordeal of Communism

Author: Ross Mackenzie; Todd Culbertson
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Freedom House ; Lanham, MD : Distributed by National Book Network, 1992.
Series: Focus on issues (Freedom House (U.S.)), 15.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The specter of communism that held sway over much of the twentieth century has been effectively laid to rest. But the evil it inflicted on many millions of people during that period should not be forgotten. Eyewitness: Writings from the Ordeal of Communism is intended to serve as a witness to that past and a warning to future generations. Composed of telling, often searing, excerpts from many eloquent testimonies -
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ross Mackenzie; Todd Culbertson
ISBN: 0932088775 9780932088772 0932088767 9780932088765
OCLC Number: 26503201
Description: xxiii, 463 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part I. Nomenklatura and life --
The new class / Milovan Djilas --
Child of the revolution / Wolfgang Leonhard --
Nomenklatura / Michael Voslensky --
Stepping down from the star / Alexandra Costa --
Against the odds / Andrei Frolov and Lois Becker Frolov --
Red horizons / Ion Mihai Pacepa --
Alone together / Elena Bonner --
Russian doctor / Vladimir Golyakhovsky --
Part II. Apostasy --
Child of the revolution / Wolfgang Leonhard --
The Iron Curtain / Igor Gouzenko --
The bridge at Andau / James Michener --
To build a castle / Vladimir Bukovsky --
Mig pilot / John Barron --
On the wrong side / Stanislav Levchenko --
Part III. Flight --
For those still at sea / Simas Kudirka --
To dance / Valery Panov --
On the wrong side / Stanislav Levchenko --
Part IV. Prison, etc. --
History's carnival / Leonid Plyushch --
Journey into the whirlwind / Eugenia Ginzburg --
Coming out of the ice / Victor Herman --
Fear no evil / Natan Sharansky --
Memoirs / Petro Grigorenko --
I was a slave in Russia / John Noble --
Prison diaries / Edward Kuznetsov --
My testimony / Anatoly Marchenko --
Eleven years in Soviet prison camps / Elinor Lipper --
Part V. Mental --
Punitive medicine / Alexander Podrabinek --
Memoirs / Petro Grigorenko --
Ward 7 / Valeriy Taris --
Part VI. Camps --
The Yogi and the Commissar / Arthur Koestler --
A world apart / Gustav Herling --
Within the whirlwind / Eugenia Ginzburg --
To build a castle / Vladimir Bukovsky --
Eleven years in Soviet prison camps / Elinor Lipper --
My testimony / Anatoly Marchenko --
Prison diaries / Edward Kuznetsov --
I was a slave in Russia / John Noble --
Kolyma tales / Varlam Shalamov --
Fear no evil / Natan Sharansky.
Series Title: Focus on issues (Freedom House (U.S.)), 15.
Responsibility: edited and compiled by Ross Mackenzie and Todd Culbertson.

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The specter of communism that held sway over much of the twentieth century has been effectively laid to rest. But the evil it inflicted on many millions of people during that period should not be forgotten. Eyewitness: Writings from the Ordeal of Communism is intended to serve as a witness to that past and a warning to future generations. Composed of telling, often searing, excerpts from many eloquent testimonies - including Milovan Djilas, Elena Bonner, Vladimir.

Bukovsky, Leonid Plyushch, Natan Sharansky, Petro Grigorenko, and Anatoly Marchenko - Eyewitness speaks to the disillusion, the degradation, the despair, the loneliness and agony, and the occasional triumphs that formed the essence of the defector's apostasy.

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