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Author Sevander, Mayme, 1923-2003.

Title They took my father : Finnish Americans in Stalin's Russia / Mayme Sevander with Laurie Hertzel ; foreword by Tom Morgan
Published Minneapolis ; London : University of Minnesota Press, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 190 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Contents You must remember -- Big red, little red -- The little communist -- Pioneers again -- Filled with hope -- Wanting to belong -- They took my father -- The dark days -- Enemy of the people -- A grave injustice -- Trusted to serve -- Too late for Mother -- No tears left -- To know the truth -- Faces from the past
Summary A riveting memoir of one familys struggle under a totalitarian regime."Mayme Sevander and Laurie Hertzel tell a poignant tale of a hidden corner of U.S. and Soviet history. Tracing the hopes and hardships of one family over two continents, They Took My Father explores the boundaries of loyalty, identity, and ideals." Amy Goldstein, Washington Post
Notes Originally published: Duluth, Minn. : Pfeifer-Hamilton Publishers, 1992
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Subject Corgan, Oscar, 1887-1938.
Sevander, Mayme, 1923-2003.
Finnish American communists -- Biography.
Finnish Americans -- Russia (Federation) -- Karelia -- Biography.
Immigrants -- Russia (Federation) -- Karelia -- Biography.
Political persecution -- Russia (Federation) -- Karelia -- History.
Karelia (Russia) -- Biography.
USSR -- Politics and government -- 1936-1953.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
Author Hertzel, Laurie.
ISBN 0816695873 (electronic bk.)
9780816695874 (electronic bk.)