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The forsaken : an American tragedy in Stalin's Russia
Tzouliadis, Tim.
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New York : Penguin Press, [2008]

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436 pages ; 25 cm
The story of a little-known group of émigrés, Americans who went to Russia during the 1930s in the hope that the Communist promise of a better life was a reality--only to find xenophobia, paranoia and ultimately, in many cases, imprisonment or death in Stalin's Terror.
The Joads of Russia -- Baseball in Gorky Park -- "Life has become more joyful!" -- "Fordizatsia" -- "The Lindbergh of Russia" -- "The captured Americans" -- "The arrival of spring" -- The terror, the terror -- Spetzrabota -- "A dispassionate observer" -- "Send views of New York" -- "Submission to Moscow" -- Kolyma znaczit smert -- The Soviet gold rush -- "Our selfless labor will restore us to the family of workers" -- June 22nd, 1941 -- The American brands of a Soviet genocide -- An American vice-president in the heart of darkness -- "To see cruelty and burn not" -- "Release by the green procurator" -- The second generation -- Awakening -- "Citizen of the United States of America, allied officer Dale" -- Smert Stalina spaset Rossiiu -- Freedom and deceit -- The truth at last -- "The two Russias" -- Thomas Sgovio redux.
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