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Leaving home : the remarkable life of Peter Jacyk

Author: John Lawrence Reynolds
Publisher: Vancouver : Figure 1 Publishing, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Petro (Peter) Jacyk survived two of the most horrendous events of the 20th century: the Ukrainian famine of the 1930s, instigated by Stalin and responsible for the deaths of untold millions, and waves of invasion and slaughter from Soviet Russia and Nazi Germany. Fleeing postwar Europe in 1949, he arrived in Canada with seven dollars in his pocket and horrific images in his memory. His adopted country would inspire  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Reynolds, John Lawrence.
Leaving home.:
Vancouver : Figure 1 Publishing, [2013] ©2013
(CaOONL)20149004990
(OCoLC)871227903
Named Person: Peter Jacyk; Peter Jacyk; Peter Jacyk
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Lawrence Reynolds
ISBN: 9780991858828 0991858824
OCLC Number: 871227824
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Copyright; Contents; 1. June 1941; 2. Ukraine, 1920-1939: A Beleaguered Nation; 3. Surviving the Horrors, 1939-1945; 4. Escape to Canada; 5. A Sometimes Hostile Land; 6. Books and Beginnings; 7. Prospects and Promises; 8. The Realization of Dreams; 9. Taking Stands; 10. Setting His Own High Standards; 11. The Halls of Harvard; 12. The Many Schools of Jacyk Support; 13. The Demjanjuk Ordeal; 14. Russia Pre- and Post-Soviet; 15. Ethics, Achievements, and Disappointments; 16. Private Life and Public Stances; 17. Looking Back with Pride; 18. The Practicality of Life; Photographs; Appendix.
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