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Summary: After the death of his grandfather, Vasil wishes the neighboring farmers to share the use of a tractor purchased by the village council. Struggling against superstition, rich landowners and nature itself, he becomes the victim of a tragic murder.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2001

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN EAR

Sepetys, Ruta.

Summary: In 1941, fifteen-year-old Lina, her mother, and brother are pulled from their Lithuanian home by Soviet guards and sent to Siberia, where her father is sentenced to death in a prison camp while she fights for her life, vowing to honor her family and the thousands like hers by burying her story in a jar on Lithuanian soil. Based on the author's family, includes a historical note.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2011

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC SEP

Kotkin, Stephen

Summary: Pulitzer Prize-finalist Stephen Kotkin continues his definitive biography of Stalin, from collectivization and the Great Terror through to the coming of the conflict with Hitler's Germany that is the signal event of modern world history. As the shadows of the 30's deepen, Stalin's drive to militarize Soviet society takes on increasing urgency, and the ambition of Nazi Germany becomes the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 STALIN, JOSEPH KOT

Kotkin, Stephen

Summary: Pulitzer Prize-finalist Stephen Kotkin continues his definitive biography of Stalin, from collectivization and the Great Terror through to the coming of the conflict with Hitler's Germany that is the signal event of modern world history. As the shadows of the 30's deepen, Stalin's drive to militarize Soviet society takes on increasing urgency, and the ambition of Nazi Germany becomes the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 STALIN, JOSEPH KOT

Kotkin, Stephen

Summary: In his biography of Stalin, Kotkin rejects the inherited wisdom about Stalin's psychological makeup, showing us instead how Stalin's near paranoia was fundamentally political and closely tracks the Bolshevik revolution's structural paranoia, the predicament of a Communist regime in an overwhelmingly capitalist world, surrounded and penetrated by enemies. At the same time, Kotkin posits the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 STALIN, JOSEPH KOT

Kotkin, Stephen

Summary: When we left Stalin at the end of Stalin: Paradoxes of Power: 1878-1928, it was 1928, and he had finally climbed the mountaintop and achieved dictatorial power of the Soviet empire. The vastest peasant economy in the world would be transformed into socialist modernity, whatever it took. What it took, or what Stalin believed it took, was the most relentless campaign of shock industrialization...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2017

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Montefiore, Sebag

Contents: Prologue: The holiday dinner: 8 November 1932. -- That wonderful time: Stalin and Nadya, 1878-1932. The Georgian and the schoolgirl ; The Kremlin family ; The charmer ; Famine and the country set ; Holidays and hell: the Politburo at the seaside ; Trains full of corpses ; Stalin the intellectual. -- The jolly fellows: Stalin and Kirov, 1932-1934. The funeral ; The omnipotent widower and his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 STALIN, JOSEPH MON

Smith, Tom Rob.

Summary: "Robert Harris meets Gorky Park in Child 44, Tom Rob Smith's stunning thriller--sure to be one of the most talked about debut novels of the year"--Provided by the publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing Large Print 2008

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC SMI

Smith, Tom Rob.

Summary: "Robert Harris meets Gorky Park in Child 44, Tom Rob Smith's stunning thriller--sure to be one of the most talked about debut novels of the year"--Provided by the publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Pub. 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SMI

Smith, Tom Rob.

Summary: After the death of Stalin in 1956 his sucessor delivers a speeach to the nation, stating that Stalin was a tryant and the Soviet Union will change. Former state security officer Leo Demidov is also struggling to change. The two young girls he and his wife, Raisa, adopted have yet to forgive him for his part in the death of their parents. They are not alone. Now that the truth is out, Leo,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Pub. 2009

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC SMI

Smith, Tom Rob.

Summary: A new thriller set in the turmoil and upheaval of the post-Stalinist Soviet Union follows former state security officer Leo Demidov as he strives to protect his family from someone with a grudge against him--someone transformed beyond recognition into the perfect model of vengeance.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Pub. 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SMI

Montefiore, Sebag

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 STA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Stalin

Radzinsky, Ėdvard.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 STALIN, JOSEPH Radzinsky

Smith, Tom Rob.

Summary: "Leo Demidov is no longer a member of Moscow's secret police. But when his wife, Raisa, and daughters Zoya and Elena are invited on a "Peace Tour" to New York City, he is immediately suspicious. Forbidden to travel with his family and trapped on the other side of the world, Leo watches helplessly as events in New York unfold and those closest to his heart are pulled into a web of political...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2012

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC SMI

Smith, Tom Rob.

Summary: "Former secret police agent Leo Demidov is thrown into a foreign conflict and is forced to question and confront everything he ever thought he knew about his country, his family, and himself"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Pub. 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SMI

Simons, Paullina

Summary: Tatiana is eighteen, pregnant, and widowed when she escapes war-torn Leningrad to find a new life in America. Oceans away in the Soviet Union, Alexander has escaped execution-- and is determined to take his men through the ruins of Europe in one last desperate bid to escape Stalin's death machine and somehow find his way to Tatiana once again.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avon 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SIM

Eastland, Sam, (Paul Watkins)

Summary: "April, 1945. East of Berlin, the Red Army stands poised to unleash its final assault upon the ruined capital of Hitler's Thousand Year Reich. To the north, at a lonely outpost near the Baltic Sea, German scientists perfect a guidance system for the mighty V2 rocket, which has already caused massive damage to the cities of London and Antwerp. This device, known only by the codename Diamond...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Opus 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EAS

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Summary: An artistic sixteen-year-old is forcefully separated from her family by Soviet soldiers and sent to one of Stalin's work camps in Siberia. Despite suffering through cruel and harsh conditions, Lina finds refuge in the connections she makes with other deportees and in the art she continues to create to document her experiences.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Eastland, Sam, (Paul Watkins)

Summary: The German Army begins to shatter before the advancing Soviet forces in 1944. Two Russian soldiers burrow into the crypt of a German church, where, clutched in the hands of a priest's skeleton, they discover a priceless icon last seen in the grasp of Rasputin, the mad monk who mesmerized the Romanovs. When news of the discovery reaches Moscow, Stalin calls upon his most trusted investigator,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: OPUS 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EAS

Whelan, Gloria.

Summary: In 1934, thirteen-year-old Marya and her younger brother, Georgi, set out alone on a long and arduous journey into Siberia to find their mother after she and their father are exiled for opposing Stalin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollinsPublishers 2003

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC Whelan

Sullivan, Rosemary

Summary: "The award-winning author of Villa Air-Bel returns with a painstakingly researched, revelatory biography of Svetlana Stalin, a woman fated to live her life in the shadow of one of history's most monstrous dictators--her father, Josef Stalin. Born in the early years of the Soviet Union, Svetlana Stalin spent her youth inside the walls of the Kremlin. Communist Party privilege protected her from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ALLILUYEVA, SVETLANA SUL

Figes, Orlando.

Summary: A landmark account of what private life was like for Russians in the worst years of Soviet repression. We know of the public aspects of Stalin's dictatorship: the arrests and trials, the enslavement and killing in the gulags. No previous book, however, has explored the regime's effect on people's personal lives. Now, drawing on a huge collection of newly discovered documents, this book reveals...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 947.084 FIG

Koestler, Arthur

Summary: Fictional portrayal of the nightmare politics of our time. Its hero is an aging revolutionary, imprisoned and psychologically tortured by the Party to which he has dedicated his life. As the pressure to confess preposterous crimes increases, he re-lives a career that embodies the terrible ironies and human betrayals of a totalitarian movement masking itself as an instrument of deliverance.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC KOE

Sepetys, Ruta.

Summary: In 1941, fifteen-year-old Lina, her mother, and brother are pulled from their Lithuanian home by Soviet guards and sent to Siberia, where her father is sentenced to death in a prison camp while she fights for her life, vowing to honor her family and the thousands like hers by burying her story in a jar on Lithuanian soil. Based on the author's family, includes a historical note.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2011

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