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Enemies of the state : personal stories from the Gulag

Author: Donald T Critchlow; Agnieszka Critchlow
Publisher: Chicago : Ivan R. Dee, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents memoirs by ten survivors of prisons and work camps in such Communist countries as the Soviet Union, Cuba, Vietnam, and China during the Cold War years, and includes background on the gulag genre of literature and introductions to each work.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Enemies of the state.
Chicago : Ivan R. Dee, ©2002
(OCoLC)606930439
Online version:
Enemies of the state.
Chicago : Ivan R. Dee, ©2002
(OCoLC)607802419
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald T Critchlow; Agnieszka Critchlow
ISBN: 1566634563 9781566634564 1566635217 9781566635219
OCLC Number: 50004532
Description: ix, 276 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The God that failed in Siberia: a tale of a disillusioned woman / Elinor Lipper --
An American's tale / John H. Noble --
A professor's tale from Ukraine / Nicholas Prychodko --
A Christian in Bucharest: the voice of the martyred / Richard Wurmbrand --
The purge: the tale of Hungarian communist / Bela Szasz --
Nightmare from the red chamber: a tale from Communist China / Robert Loh --
A priest's tale about faith in hell / Harold William Rigney --
Prisoner in paradise: a Cuban's tale / John Martino --
A tale of mistaken identity in Vietnam / Doan Van Toai, David Chanoff --
A kind of torture: a tale from the Chinese cultural revolution / Nien Cheng.
Responsibility: edited with an introduction by Donald T. Critchlow and Agnieszka Critchlow.

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In this book, Donald Critchlow has selected excerpts from nine of the most widely read books from the powerful genre of Gulag literature.  Read more...

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The Critchlows have rendered a signal service by providing attention, access, and background to this historically important literature. -- John Earl Haynes, author of Early Cold War Spies These Read more...

 
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