A work of autobiographical fiction tells the story of Magda--a girl bewildered by the political upheaval in her native Uraguay--life under seige, and the subtle and overt results of her political activism
Personality and the Soviet Popular Song, 1955-1991
Author: David MacFadyen,Associate Dean for Health Policy David Macfadyen
Pubpsher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Their songs, played frequently on Soviet radio and purchased in the hundreds of millions, tell the story of Soviet popular culture since the death of Joseph Stalin, David MacFadyen discusses national identity, gender, and the development of celebrity in a socialist state, ultimately tackling the question of whether it is possible for artists to achieve genuine self-expression while under continuous political scrutiny."--BOOK JACKET.
A suspenseful historical YA debut inspired by the true story of an all-female bomber unit in Russia during World War II. World War II has erupted in Valka’s homeland of Russia, and Valka is determined to help the effort. She’s a pilot—and a good one—so she eagerly joins an all-female bomber regiment. Flying has always meant freedom and exhilaration for Valka, but dropping bombs on German targets is something else entirely. The raids are dangerous, but as Valka watches her fellow pilots putting everything on the line in the face of treachery, she learns the true meaning of bravery. As the war intensifies, though, and those around her fall, Valka must decide how much she is willing to risk to defend the skies she once called home. Inspired by the true story of a famous all-female Russian bomber regiment, Gwen C. Katz weaves a tale of strength and sacrifice, of learning to fight for yourself, and of the perils of a world at war.
Red Star on the Sail is a riveting pair of stories cleverly spun together by the author; packed with page-turning romance, thrills, spine-tingling adventure and esionage. Follow the path of a young California couple in search the sailboat of their dreams, and feel the problems arising in their marriage as plans to cruise the South Pacific become complicated and confused. Shiver in the midst of a bitter winter with an unruly Russian admiral, given commandd of his country's newest and most lethal nuclear submarine. Outbound with orders of ominous potential, America's CIA intervenes, throwing chaos at the commander, his wife and trusted executive officer. Become part of the characters' lives as they develop concurrently on opposite sides of the globe and take similar turns--while plotting and planning futures--laden with inevitable yet unexpected obstacles. What might occur, should their courses converge on the high seas?
The return of an ancient galactic threat Selene and Ondo piece together the secrets of Concordance’s ascension to galactic domination, and the truth of what it was Vulpis encountered at the heart of the galaxy three hundred years previously. They uncover an ancient threat to all life – a threat that Concordance seems intent on reawakening to complete its genocidal aims. But they also follow another trail – one left for them by someone or something unknown, a hidden intelligence seemingly guiding them to hopes of a possible salvation. But each time they unearth a new fragment of the puzzle, Concordance are waiting, its ships and miraculous technology unleashed against them…
The Story of a Soviet Pilot over the Eastern Front
Author: Vasily Emelianenko
Pubpsher: Pen and Sword
This is the extraordinary story of Vasily B. Emelianenko, the veteran pilot of one of the Soviet Unions most contradictory planes of WWII the I1-2. This heavily armoured aircraft was practically unrivalled in terms of fire power, but it was slow to manoeuvre and an easy target for fighters. I12 had to attack enemy flak columns at extremely low altitudes, which led to enormous tolls both in equipment and personnel.
Small Lined Star Notebook / Travel Journal to Write in (6'' X 9'') 120 Pages
Author: Yellow Up There Press
This blank lined journal is a perfect multi-purpose notebook. Small daily diary / journal / notebook to write in, for creative writing, for creating lists, for Scheduling, Organizing and Recording your thoughts. Makes an excellent gift idea for birthdays, Christmas or any special occasion (and Stars Lovers). Perfectly sized at 6" x 9" 120 page Softcover bookbinding Flexible Paperback