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The silent escape : three thousand days in Romanian prisons

Author: Lena Constante
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1995.
Series: Societies and culture in East-Central Europe, 9.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Victim of Stalinist-era terror, Lena Constante was arrested on trumped-up charges of 'espionage' and sentenced to twelve years in Romanian prisons. This work offers an account of the first eight  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Lena Constante; Lena Constante; Lena Constante
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lena Constante
ISBN: 0520082095 9780520082090
Language Note: Translation of: L'évasion silencieuse.
OCLC Number: 30318803
Notes: Translation of: L'évasion silencieuse.
Description: xviii, 257 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1. January 1950-April 1954 --
First prison --
Second prison --
Third prison --
Fourth prison --
Part 2. Antecedents --
April-October 1948 --
Part 3. The penitentiary --
Dumbraveni --
The wall speak: Miercurea-Ciuc penitentiary.
Series Title: Societies and culture in East-Central Europe, 9.
Other Titles: Évasion silencieuse.
Responsibility: Lena Constante ; translation by Franklin Philip ; introd. by Gail Kligman.
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"Constante has written a beautiful book about human endurance painfully learned; above all, it is a testament to the power of poetry to free the human spirit even when the physical body is suffering Read more...

 
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