"the Taste of Ashes: the Afterlife …

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"the Taste of Ashes: the Afterlife …

Post by nmblum88 » Wed Feb 19, 2014 5:48 pm

… of Totalitarianism in Eastern Europe," by Marci Shore.

A personal memoir that reports on what the (Jewish) author found as she traveled the tragedy drenched byways of Post-Holocaust Eastern Europe.
With interesting conversations with survivors of Stalinism from Poland to Israel to New York.
Entirely fascinating, and entirely disheartening.
And certainly makes one wonder why anyone would boast (or use as a credential for either progressive politics or left-Radicalism) of having any connection with an International Communist Party especially after the end of the Prague Spring in 1968.

" Norma, you poor sad lonely alcoholic. You entire life is devoted to interrupting other people's posts on this forum, regardless of the topic, to tell them what's wrong with them. The irony is, here you are doing it again, with this very post.
Your fanciful card games, movie sojourns and exciting overseas trips, that all take place within the four walls of an aged care retirement home, do not suggest your own children offered you the care, I gave my parents."