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Dear God, I Wanted to Live, U. (pitis), Ruta

Author Name    U. (pitis), Ruta

Title   Dear God, I Wanted to Live

Book Condition   Very Good +

Jacket Condition   Very Good +

Publisher   (Brooklyn, NY) Gramatu Draugs 1978

Illustrator   Harijs Gricevics

Seller ID   003268

141pp. A very good, clean, tight copy. "Many who suffered at the hands of the Soviets were young and innocent children. Ruta Upite, a Latvian girl who was deported twice to Siberia, cried out her sufferings in her diary "Dear God, I wanted to live!" On Bilina Island, Ob River, in the winter of 1943, she saw one-fourth of all Latvian in the group of 200 deportees die of cold and starvation in a period of four months. Her health was destroyed by the slave labor conditions in Siberia, and she died while still young." ( I. Spilners)


Price = 12.00 USD

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