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    • Just Send Me Word

    • A True Story of Love and Survival in the Gulag
    • By: Orlando Figes
    • Narrated by: James Langton
    • Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 19
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      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 19

    In 1946, after five years as a prisoner - first as a Soviet POW in Nazi concentration camps, then as a deportee in the Arctic Gulag - 29-year-old Lev Mishchenko unexpectedly received a letter from Sveta, the sweetheart he had hardly dared hope was still alive. Amazingly, over the next eight years, the lovers managed to exchange more than 1,500 messages and even to smuggle Sveta herself into the camp for secret meetings. Their recently discovered correspondence is the only known real-time record of life in Stalin's Gulag.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Just send Me Word

    • By Daryl on 07-31-12

    Regular price: $27.99