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Dancing bears : true stories of people nostalgic for life under tyranny.
Title:
Dancing bears : true stories of people nostalgic for life under tyranny.
Author:
Szabłowski, Witold, 1980- author.
Uniform Title:
Tańczące niedźwiedzie. English
Publication Information:
New York, New York : Penguin Books, [2018]

©2018
Physical Description:
xvii, 233 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Summary:
An account of people in formerly Communist countries holding fast to their former lives.
General Note:
"Originally published: Tańczące niedźwiedzie. Warszawa : Agora S.A. 2014."
Language:
English
Contents:
Part 1. Love -- Freedom -- Negotiations -- History -- Instincts -- Hibernation -- Lions to Africa -- Castration -- Dancing bears -- The end -- Part 2. Love. Cuba: the McRevolution is coming -- Freedom. Poland / United Kingdom: Lady Peron -- Negotiations. Ukraine: nothing bleeps for the smugglers -- History. Albania: the end of the concrete toadstools -- Instincts. Estonia: tea with the invader -- Hibernation. Poland: hobbits at the state farm -- Lions to Africa. Serbia: pop art Radovan ; Serbia: chickens for the Serbs -- Castration. Georgia: Stalin's vestal virgins -- Dancing bears. Greece: we'll sweep capitalism away.
Added Author:
ISBN:
9780143129745
Format :
Book