Download e-book for kindle: Waiting for Stalin to Die (Essential Prose) by Irene Guilford

By Irene Guilford

ISBN-10: 1771831537

ISBN-13: 9781771831536

Fleeing Stalin's improve into Lithuania, shaken through communism and battle, 4 refugees prove in Toronto in 1949. Vytas, a tender surgeon who will get into clinical institution via saving a kid's lifestyles, is haunted via a misplaced love. Maryte, a seamstress whose affair with a German officer stored her half-witted brother, struggles to keep up him. Justine, a live performance pianist raped in the course of the warfare, strives to regain her skill to make tune. Father Geras, an illegitimate baby suggested into the priesthood through kin, reveals goal in guiding his exiled humans. attempting to resume common lives, eager for their country's freedom, they wait to move home.

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