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In the garden of men

Author: John Kupferschmidt
Publisher: Vancouver : 3-Day Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English
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"In 1968, an inconsequential government worker finds himself swept into the mechanism of state oppression when the Soviet Union invades Czechoslovakia. Put to work processing the warrants for anyone who opposes the new regime, he falls quickly into the moral no-man's-land of repressive bureaucracy. As his signatures send thousands to their fate, a series of encounters with a priest, a prostitute and the ghosts of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Kupferschmidt
ISBN: 9781551522395 155152239X
OCLC Number: 226302850
Description: 131 pages ; 18 cm
Responsibility: John Kupferschmidt.

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"In 1968, an inconsequential government worker finds himself swept into the mechanism of state oppression when the Soviet Union invades Czechoslovakia. Put to work processing the warrants for anyone who opposes the new regime, he falls quickly into the moral no-man's-land of repressive bureaucracy. As his signatures send thousands to their fate, a series of encounters with a priest, a prostitute and the ghosts of the disappeared forces him to face the fundamental choice between action and safety."--Jacket.

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