An Improbable Life

An Improbable Life My Father's Escape from Soviet Russia

Paperback (26 Sep 2024)

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Publisher's Synopsis

A poignant picture of an absurd Soviet system, replete with anecdotes of a Jewish boy growing into adulthood, grappling with survival and belongingDocumenting discrimination under a Communist regime: antisemitism, roadblocks to human rights, murder of private "entrepreneurs", dissident prison realities, lack of adequate shelter, education, and workAn insider's account of an unusual historical moment — escaping the Iron Curtain when few people could — and philosophical musings on determination and political activism.

Book information

ISBN: 9798887195131
Publisher: Academic Studies Press
Imprint: Cherry Orchard Books
Pub date:
Language: English
Number of pages: 194
Weight: -1g
Height: 229mm
Width: 152mm