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Author Tzouliadis, Tim.

Title The forsaken : an American tragedy in Stalin's Russia / Tim Tzouliadis.

Imprint New York : Penguin Press, 2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  947.0842 St16Bt 2008 c.2  ---  Available
 Axe Special Collections Whitehead  947.0842 St16Bt 2008    ---  Lib Use Only
Description 436 pages ; 25 cm
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unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 399-416) and index.
Summary 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.
Contents 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.
Subject Stalin, Joseph, 1878-1953.
Americans -- Soviet Union -- History.
Immigrants -- Soviet Union.
United States -- Relations -- Soviet Union.
Soviet Union -- Relations -- United States.
Stalin, Josef, 1879-1953.
Stalin, Joseph, 1878-1953 (OCoLC)fst00053304
Americans. (OCoLC)fst00807488
Immigrants. (OCoLC)fst00967712
International relations. (OCoLC)fst00977053
Soviet Union. (OCoLC)fst01210281
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Umschulungswerkstätten für Siedler und Auswanderer Bitterfeld (DE-588)10090522-5
Sovetskaja Associacija Medunarodnogo Prava (DE-588)1001167-5
Auswanderung (DE-588)4003920-1
Einwanderung (DE-588)4013960-8
Amerikaner (DE-588)4212950-3
Americans -- Russia -- History.
United States -- Relations -- Russia.
Immigrants -- Russia.
Russia -- Relations -- United States.
Stalin, Joseph, 1878-1953.
Amerikaner -- Sovjetunionen.
Förenta staterna -- relationer -- Sovjetunionen.
Sovjetunionen -- relationer -- Förenta staterna.
Chronological Term Geschichte 1930-1956
Geschichte 1930-1935
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 9781594201684 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
1594201684 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
0143115421 (paperback)
9780143115427 (paperback)

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