The Memoirs of an Immigrant

The Memoirs of an Immigrant

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780595202164
Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/28/2001
Pages: 544
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.21(d)

Table of Contents

Prologue1
My Arrival. 19274
The Years of Tranquility. 1927-19399
The Times of Growing Tension. 1939-194351
The War years. 1943-194573
In Captivity. 1945-1946109
Re-Starting a Shattered Youth. 1946-1950128
Facing New Responsibilities. 1952146
In the Revolution. 1956150
In Search of Our Future 1956-1964169
Facing New Challenges. 1964-1966191
In Search of Answers199
Re-Visiting the Past. 1966-1970203
Back in America. 1970225
The Shattered Dreams. 1987-1989231
Farewell to Maria. 1995242
The Silent Bond253
My Battle for Justice. 1995-1997263
My Journeys and Impressions268
My Bout with Cancer280
Engineering and Education
Engineering; The Applied Science and the Creative Art283
A Few Thoughts of a "Simpleton."306
"Minimalism" My Engineering Utopia312
Reflections. In Search of Answers321
A Few Thoughts on Writing My Memoirs322
The Lessons I Learned326
As I Saw it333
Reminiscence346
In History's Rear-View Mirror354
Quo Vadis America?357
Americans and the "New World Order."366
To My Enemy370
Contemplation. In Search of Principles375
Spirituality, Church and Politics376
Militarism and Morality382
My Patriotism385
Terrorism and Morality387
Law and Morality392
Loyalty and Morality394
Civil Disobedience and Morality397
Fanaticism, Bigotry and Morality399
Guilt, Power and Morality401
Martyrdom and Morality404
Emigration and My Social Indentity409
Ideologies and the Realities413
"De-Targeting."421
Reflections on the Social Issues423
The Echoes of the Past432
My Origin and My Destination439
Belief, Knowledge and God442
The Rays of Hope445
The Heritage of the Mind448
The Heritage of the Heart452
My Sacred Altar455
Epilogue. In Search of Inner-Peace457
Postscript. August 12, 1999467
A Few Thoughts at the Turn of the Century469

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