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Author Bugan, Carmen.
Title Burying the typewriter : a memoir / Carmen Bugan.
Imprint Minneapolis, Minn. : Graywolf Press, [2012]
©2012

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 MUSKINGUM STACKS  DR 267.5 .B84 A3 2012    AVAILABLE  
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 MUSKINGUM STACKS  DR 267.5 .B84 A3 2012    AVAILABLE  
Author Bugan, Carmen.
Subject Bugan, Carmen -- Childhood and youth.
Communism -- Romania -- History.
Romania -- History -- 1944-1989 -- Biography.
Description xvi, 224 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents Foreword / by Lynn Freed -- Old photographs -- Bunicu and Bunica : Drăgănşti, 1975 -- Holidays -- The house of straw -- Earthquake -- The Black Sea -- The angels in Bunica's dream -- Pouring the foundation -- Hands at the window -- Burying the typewriter -- The watermelon child -- March 10, 1983 -- Mom's dream -- An audience with my father at the Rahova Prison -- My parent's divorce -- Aiud -- Amnesty -- House arrest -- My visit to the American Embassy -- Last summer with Bunicu Neculai -- Goodbye, my village, October 1989 -- Returning to Rome, 2006 -- Afterword: The files, 2010-2011.
Summary The author recounts growing up on her grandparents' farm in the Romanian countryside and describes being shunned at school and by neighbors after discovering that her father was a political dissident during the time of Ceausescu.
Note "Winner of the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference Bakeless Prize"--Cover
"Winner of the 2011 Katharine Bakeless Nason Prize for Nonfiction."--P. [4] of cover.
ISBN 9781555976170
1555976174
OCLC # 759175059


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