1 edition of The communist and the communist"s daughter found in the catalog.
The communist and the communist"s daughter
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|LC Classifications||HX84.L35 L39 2017|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 214 pages|
|Number of Pages||214|
|LC Control Number||2017010998|
Leah Cameron is raising funds for The Communist's Daughter: A Cold War Comedy Set in the '80s on Kickstarter! At the peak of the Reagan 80s, a family of charming Canadian Lefties struggles to fit into the conservative neighborhood they call home. Book Reviews. The Communist’s Daughter. by Dennis Bock. Telling a fictional story from the point of view of a well-known Canadian figure is a risky venture, especially when much of the story takes place on the battlefields of Europe and China. When many readers are already acquainted with the protagonist, which facts can be stretched and bent.
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Dennis Bock’s novel The Communist’s Daughter met with praise from readers and reviewers the moment it reached bookstore shelves, debuting as an instant Maclean’s bestseller. This is the story of legendary Canadian doctor Norman Bethune—visionary, radical, martyr. Amidst the death and chaos of the Japanese army’s advance into the hills of northern China, Bethune composes a wrenching /5(5). Scalfari Book Exposes Young Bergoglio’s Communist Leanings Careaga’s daughter Ana Maria reaffirmed the influence of her mother’s it is the communists who think like Christians.
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The Communist's Daughter by Dennis Bock is the Together We Read Digital Book Club via the Toronto Public Library book for the February 15 – March 1 period. Although I cheated and picked up the physical book from my parents' shelf – hopefully they won't kick me out of the Digital Book Club for it/5.
Rarely have I read a memoir with as many layers as the "The Communist and the Communist's Daughter by Jane Lazarre.
Each layer a piece not just of history but also of its emotional context. The communist and the communists daughter book The author's father, whose personal history represents in and of itself the lives of so many others who lived through the s, 40s, 50s and beyond/5(7).
The Communist's Daughter. It is my hope that your understanding will win out against any mistrust or anger you may harbour against me when you finally read this. It is so easy to feel anger, and Lord knows I deserve a good dose of it. But I am trying, and you will see I have been trying for quite some time.
The Communist's Daughter is a sweeping novel of love and betrayal spanning the trenches of the Great War to the horrors of Spain and China. Norman Bethune was a visionary whose dedication touched millions.
Rebelling in childhood against his father's religion, he finds a /5(4). "The Communist and the Communist’s Daughter tells the story of a family, American Book Review "Lazarre paints a convincing portrait of her father as a committed idealist capable of great love – for his family and comrades, and also for those unknown to him personally, but whose lives he hoped to better."Author: Jane Lazarre.
"Jane Lazare has written a fascinating, intensely personal book about history, family, and the Communist Party in the United States." Monthly Review - Esther Cohen " The Communist and the Communist’s Daughter tells the story of a family, of the struggle between old and new homelands, and of a man trying to balance his idealism with a reality Author: Jane Lazarre.
Communist Daughter Lyrics: One / Sweet communist, the communist daughter / Standing on the sea-weed water / Semen stains the mountain tops / Semen stains the. Dennis Bock’s novel The Communist’s Daughter met with praise from readers and reviewers the moment it reached bookstore shelves, debuting as an instant Maclean’s bestseller.
This is the story of legendary Canadian doctor Norman Bethune—visionary, radical, martyr. Amidst the death and chaos of the Japanese army’s advance into the hills of northern China, Bethune composes a Reviews: 5.
Fascinatingly, the character at the center of Dennis Bock's second novel The Communist's Daughter may not be a real person, but the man who writes to her, H. Norman Bethune, was. The real Bethune was a pioneering, Canadian-born surgeon who treated the war-wounded in both Spain and China during the late s.
A fascinating book about the story of a young man, a Romanian-born Jewish who immigrated to the United States early in the s. An intriguing portrait of a radical activist and a member of the American Communist Party, a man who held to his ideals despite the disillusionment, the persecution, and the risk to /5.
The Communist and the Communist’s Daughter tells the story of a family, of the struggle between old and new homelands, and of a man trying to balance his idealism with a reality that falls short of it.
Reviewed by Jeff Fleischer University Press Disclosure: This 5/5. The Communist's Daughter is a powerful novel that grows on the reader.
My eventual enjoyment and appreciation of the book would have come earlier if I had known more about the real-life Bethune, in order to put the events of the novel into better context. Lazarre (Inheritance,etc.) remembers her Communist Party organizer father and how she grew up in his “powerful, endearing, [and] at times intimidating” an-born Jewish radical activist William Lazarre was dedicated to “justice, human equality [and] dignity.”In this moving memoir, Lazarre’s daughter, the distinguished author of both fiction and nonfiction, recalls Author: Jane Lazarre.
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The Communist's Daughter is a powerful novel about war, politics, and betrayal during two of the 20th Century's many horrible armed conflicts. Norman Bethune comes through as a deeply flawed, but also heroic, human being.
It's a great reminder of what wars do to people/5(3). Get this from a library! The communist and the communist's daughter: a memoir. [Jane Lazarre] -- In this poignant memoir Jane Lazarre tells the fascinating history of her father Bill, a radical activist who, as part of his tireless efforts to create a better world for his family, held leadership.THE COMMUNIST’S DAUGHTER.
by The narrative, composed of a series of letters, begins at the end of Bethune’s life. Addressed to a daughter he has never seen, Bethune’s letters at first seem merely informative. our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Author: Dennis Bock.The Black Book of Communism: Crimes, Terror, Repression is a book by Stéphane Courtois, Nicolas Werth, Andrzej Paczkowski and several other European academics documenting a history of political repressions by Communist states, including genocides, extrajudicial executions, deportations, killing populations in labor camps and artificially created famines.