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Category: All Categories: Biography: Political Prisoners
22 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
Anderson, Terry  
DEN OF LIONS Memoirs of Seven Years

Publisher: Crown Publishers New York 1993.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; The former Associated Press Chief Middle East Correspondent shares the story of his captivity by Shiite radicals in Beirut, the spiritual rebirth that allowed him to endure, and his ultimate release. ; B&W Photographs; 356 pages

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Anderson, Terry  
DEN OF LIONS Memoirs of Seven Years

Publisher: Crown Publishers New York 1993.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Previous owner's name. ; The former Associated Press Chief Middle East Correspondent shares the story of his captivity by Shiite radicals in Beirut, the spiritual rebirth that allowed him to endure, and his ultimate release. ; B&W Photographs; 356 pages

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3.
Bonner, Elena  
ALONE TOGETHER Story of Elena Bonner and Andrei Sakharov's Internal Exilein the Soviet Union
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Publisher: Vintage Books New York 1987.
First Paperback Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear; B&W Photographs; 288 pages

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4.
Bonner, Elena  
ALONE TOGETHER Story of Elena Bonner and Andrei Sakharov's Internal Exilein the Soviet Union
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Publisher: Alfred A Knopf New York 1986.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Edgewear; The distinguished Soviet dissident, wife and confederate of Andrei Sakharov, details her and her husband's life in internal exile, harassment by security personnel, her recent experiences in the United STates, and her future prospects; B&W Photographs; 270 pages

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5.
Craciunas, Silviu  
LOST FOOTSTEPS
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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy New York 1961.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges. DJ price clipped; 318 pages

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6.
Deal, Sylva  
SPARROW IN THE SNOW

Publisher: Stein & Day New York 1973.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges. ; Translated from the Russian by Barbara Norman. ; 216 pages

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7.
Dolgun, Alexander  
ALEXANDER DOLGUN'S STORY An American in the Gulag
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Publisher: Ballantine New York 1976.
First Paperback Edition Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket; Wear at edges. ; Mass Market PB; 503 pages

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8.
Dolgun, Alexander, with Patrick Watson  
Alexander Dolgun's Story An American in the Gulag

Publisher: N.Y. Knopf, 1975..
370 p. an American citizen living in Moscow, 22-year old Dolgin was arrested by the Soviets and imprisoned for 24 years. His descriptions of life in Siberian gulags and his strategies for keeping his sanity make this important prison literature. Stock #26287. Good+/no dj. Soviet Russia History

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9.
Dostoyevsky, Fyodor, 1821-1881./ Coulson, Jessie Senior, 1903-, tr.  
Memoirs From The House of the Dead...Translated with a preface by Jessie Coulson.

Publisher: London, New York, Oxford University Press, 1956..
xii, 294 p. 19 cm. Translation of: Zapiski iz mertvogo doma. "In this almost documentary account of his own experiences of penal servitude in Serbia, Dostoevsky describes the physical and mental suffering of the convicts, the squalor and the degradation, in relentless detail. The inticate procedure whereby the men strip for the bath without removing their ten-pound leg-fetters is an extraordinary tour de force, compared by Turgenev to passages from Dante's Inferno. Terror and resignation - the rampages of a pyschopath, the brief sertence interlude of Christmas Day - are evoked by Dostoevsky, writing several years after his release, with a strikingly uncharacteristic detachment. For this reason, House of the Dead is certainly the least Dostoevskian of his works, yet, paradoxically, it ranks among his great masterpieces." From the library of Prof. Vincent Tomas of the Brown University Department of Philosophy. Stock# 44,419. Vg, some pencil notes on fly-leaf / no dj.

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10.
Ginzburg, Ralph  
Castrated. My Eight Months in Prison

Publisher: Avant-Garde Books [NY, 1973].
Designed by Herb Lubalin. 35 p., photos; dj ; VG. ‘Ralph Ginzburg's imprisonment climaxed a ten-year literary cause célèbre stemming from the United States Supreme Court's suppression of his quarterly Eros. …Ralph Ginzburg's account of his imprisonment is both an historical document and a profoundly moving, unabashedly intimate personal narrative.' Stock# 100,307. American literary biography.

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11.
Harris, David  
GOLIATH A Personal Testament by a Young American in Jail Today for HisBeliefs

Publisher: Avon New York 1970.
First Edition Thus Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket; Wear at edges. ; Introduction by Joan Baez Harris; Mass Market PB; 160 pages

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12.
Jerusalem Post  
ANATOLY AND AVITAL SHCHARANSKY THE JOURNEY HOME
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Publisher: Harcourt, Brace & Co. New York NY 1986.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn at edges. ; B&W Illustrations; 317 pages

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13.
Joseph, Helen  
SIDE BY SIDE A Personal Account of One South African Woman's StruggleAgainst Apartheid

Publisher: William Morrow New York 1986.
First US Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; 249 pages

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14.
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1967  
Letter From Birningham Jail

Publisher: Stamford, CT, The Overbrook Press, 1968 .
3 p.l., 16, [2] p.25 cm. Small press printing of King's letter of 12 April, 1963, explaining the need for non-violent action for Civil Rights. Contains a slip from the publishers: Helen and Frank Altshul. Limited to 600 copies. Stock# 30,430. Vg/ wrappers.

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15.
Levin, Sis  
BEIRUT DIARY A Husband Held Hostage and a Wife Determined to Set Him Free
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Publisher: Intervarsity Press Downers Grove, IL 1989.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn at edges. ; The wife of a man kidnapped in Lebanon in 1984 tells how she dealt with the situation, originally waiting patiently for his release, later tiring of the State Department's meagre efforts and taking over the job herself. ; B&W Photographs; 240 pages

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16.
Nitti, Francesco Fausto, 1899-1974  
Escape: The Personal Narrative of a Political Prisoner Who Was Rescued from Lipari...
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Publisher: NY & London, Putnam’s Sons, 1930.
xv, 267 p., illus.; 21 cm. Title continues: "the fascist 'Devil’s Island' by Francesco Fausto Nitti, with a Preface by the Author’s Uncle, ex-Premier of Italy, with nine Illustrations." Stock#46297. Vg, owner stamp on front cover / no dj.

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17.
Paen, Alex  
LOVE FROM AMERICA A Newsman's Account of Efforts to Aid Hostages in Tehran
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Publisher: Roundtable Publishing Santa Monica, CA 1989.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; 203 pages

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18.
Queen, Richard  
INSIDE AND OUT Hostage to Iran, Hostage to Myself
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Publisher: G. P. Putnams New York 1981.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn at edges. Previous owner's name. ; A personal account by former hostage Richard Queen describes his ordeal as a captive in Iran, his mysterious illness, release, diagnosis of multiple sclerosis, and coping with both the disease and freedom. ; 286 pages

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19.
Ritter, Helene. [Pellico, Silvio, 1789-1854]  
Das Leben des italienischen Freiheitsdichters. Silvio Pellico.

Publisher: Rascher, Zürich [n.d., 192-?].
120 p. in black-letter; 19.5 cm. Sentenced as a Carbonarist (along with Piero Maroncelli) to hard labor in the Spielberg Fortress; composed poetry without benefit of paper & ink during that time; later worked as librarian to the marchesa di Barolo, reformer of Turin prisons. Vg, red cloth stamped in gold. Stock#33485.

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20.
Sasson, Jean P.  
Princess: A True Story of Life Behind the Veil in Saudi Arabia

Publisher: NY, Morrow, 1992.
288 p. "Sultana is a Saudi Arabian princess, a woman born to fabulous, uncountable wealth. But she has no freedom." On women in Islamic society. Stock#25582. Vg/g.

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21.
Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr Isayevich, b. 1918  
The First Circle. Translated from the Russian by Thomas P. Whitney

Publisher: Harper & Row [1968]..
xiii, 580 p. A novel set in a Soviet Special Prison under Stalin in 1949. A classic exposition of the mental and moral oppression of the Soviet system. Stock # 25851. Vg, maroon cloth; bookplate of a church library on flyleaf; small spot of sticky label stuff on spine/ no dj. Soviet secret police; Russian literature.

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22.
Valladares, Armando  
AGAINST ALL HOPE The Prison Memoirs of Armando Valladares
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Publisher: Alfred A Knopf New York 1986.
Sixth Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn at edges. Owner stamped ; The author recounts his twenty-two year imprisonment for opposing the government of Fidel Castro and describes the treatment of Cuban political prisoners.; 381 pages

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