A Stolen Youth, a Stolen Homeland

 
9789986392330: A Stolen Youth, a Stolen Homeland

These memoirs were written by a twenty-three-year-old girl, in Lithuanian, on small sheets of paper. They were then packed into a glass jar and buried under a bed of peonies. The sheets of paper later had to be restored in order to make it possible to decipher the text. Dalia Grinkeviciute (1927-1987) wrote about the life of a deportee in Soviet camps. She wrote about her will to survive in spite of the most horrific hardships, and about her determination not to give in to oppression, regardless of the sacrifice involved, and of the desire not to compromise humanity even when confronted with the most appalling brutality....

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Dalia Grinkeviciute
Published by Vilnius: Lithuanian Writers' Union (2002)
ISBN 10: 9986392330 ISBN 13: 9789986392330
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