Swimming in the Daylight: An American Student, a Soviet-Jewish Dissident, and the Gift of Hope

Swimming in the Daylight: An American Student, a Soviet-Jewish Dissident, and the Gift of Hope

by Lisa C. Paul
     
 

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“A powerful memoir about hope, courage, and faith. . . . The lessons of this book are urgently needed today.”—Dr. Alan Mittleman, Chair Department of Jewish Thought, the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York.See more details below

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“A powerful memoir about hope, courage, and faith. . . . The lessons of this book are urgently needed today.”—Dr. Alan Mittleman, Chair Department of Jewish Thought, the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York.

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"This book could not be more inspiring and needed for a contemporary audience whose memories of the Soviet Era are fading." —Natan Sharansky

“An inspiring memoir that captures a tumultuous period of history as well as the reliance of the human spirit, even against seemingly overwhelming odds.” —Booklist Review

“A powerful memoir about hope, courage, and faith . . . The lessons of this book are urgently needed today.”
—Dr. Alan Mittleman, chair, Department of Jewish Thought, the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York

“Lisa Paul’s unusually sharp powers of recollection make this bleak period in modern history come alive.” —Jerusalem Post

“A must read for those who want to know what life in the last days of Communist Russia was like.” —Nicholas Daniloff, former Moscow Bureau Chief, U.S. News and World Report

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781628736717
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
08/05/2014
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

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