Commuters: A Novel by Emily Gray Tedrowe

By Emily Gray Tedrowe

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ISBN: 0061859478
EAN: 9780061859472
ASIN: B005Q6VEGW
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Publication Date: 2010-06-29
Number of Pages: 378
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At seventy-eight, Winnie Easton has eventually came upon love back with Jerry Trevis, a filthy rich Chicago businessman who has moved to the small, upstate city of Hartfield, big apple, to start his existence anew. yet their selection to shop for one of many town's greatest homes ignites anger and skepticism-as childrens and grandchildren take drastic activities to safe their very own futures and endangered inheritances. With quite a bit driving on Jerry's wealth, a decline in his actual health and wellbeing forces tough judgements at the kin, renewing outdated loyalties whereas developing awesome alliances.

A powerfully relocating novel informed from alternating views, Commuters is an intensely human tale of lives profoundly replaced by way of the repercussions of 1 marriage, and via the complicated intertwining of affection, cash, and kin.

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Author Name: Emily grey Tedrowe

Author Description: Emily grey Tedrowe is the writer of COMMUTERS: a unique, which was once named a top New Paperback via leisure Weekly, in addition to an IndieBound subsequent striking decide and a objective Breakout ebook. Her new novel BLUE STARS may be released by means of St. Martin's Press in February 2015.

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24 When only a minority took up the offer of repatriation, UNRRA, with the consent of the Soviets, introduced a 60-day food ration in early 1947 for those who decided to repatriate. 25 The Soviets conducted an active propaganda campaign among the DPs to entice them to return to Soviet Lithuania. In 1948 the émigré press reported that refugee camps in Germany are flooded with Communist literature . . It is distributed by IRO’s British and American officers. 26 Lithuanian DPs were also exposed to Soviet propaganda by radio.

Part I Transit: National Experiences and International Interventions in Postwar Displaced Persons Camps This page intentionally left blank 2 Living in the Displaced Persons Camp: Lithuanian War Refugees in the West, 1944–54 Tomas Balkelis Introduction At the end of Second World War refugees were everywhere: on the roads and streets, in cellars, bomb shelters, train stations and army barracks. 1 According to United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA) estimates, at the end of 1946, more than 60,000 Lithuanians could be found in three Western zones of occupation in Germany, Austria and Italy.

63. 64. 65. 66. 67. 68. 21 to restore a sense of self through high rates of reproduction and a ‘stubborn’ willingness to survive. Derived from Wyman, DPs, p. 202. A. Grossman (1998) ‘Trauma, Memory and Motherhood: Germans and Jewish Displaced Persons in Post-Nazi Germany, 1945–1949’, Archiv für Sozialgeschichte, XXXVIII, pp. 215–39. A. Inkeles and R. A Bauer (1959) The Soviet Citizen: Daily Life in a Totalitarian Society (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press). html. P. Haas (1992) ‘Epistemic Communities and International Policy Coordination’, International Organization, XLVI(1), pp.

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