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Author Amochaev, Tania Romanov, 1949-
Title Mother tongue : a saga of three generations of Balkan women / Tania Romanov.
Imprint Palo Alto : Travelers' Tales, An imprint of Solas House, Inc., 2018.
Edition First edition.

Author Amochaev, Tania Romanov, 1949-
Subject Amochaev, Tania Romanov, 1949-
Amochaev, Tania Romanov, 1949- -- Family.
Mothers and daughters -- Yugoslavia -- Biography.
Mothers and daughters -- California -- San Francisco -- Biography.
Immigrants -- California -- San Francisco -- Biography.
Refugees -- Yugoslavia -- Biography.
Yugoslavia -- Emigration and immigration.
Yugoslavia -- Biography.
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Biography.
Description 1 online resource
Edition First edition.
Contents Going home -- Part I. Katarina -- The baby who wouldn't wait -- Surviving the war -- Balkanization -- Post War crises -- Finding another way -- Starting over -- Haven in Yugoslavia -- World War II -- Zora finds her way -- Visiting their homeland -- Medulin farewell -- Losing Katarina -- Part II. Zora -- A best friend's wedding -- Meeting Tolya -- Belgrade and marriage -- The golden child -- Cold War threatens -- Tania born to crisis -- Exiled again -- Campo San Sabba -- Campo family -- Sasha in Italian hospital -- Zora's ultimatum -- Babusya's last stand -- Leaving Zhenya -- The SS Constitution -- San Francisco, home -- Speak Serbian, Tania -- The greg -- Losing Tolya -- Taking Zora to Medulin -- Finding cousin Milan -- Visitors from America -- Zora learns her real name -- San Sabba secrets -- Epilogue.
Summary The unrelenting consequences of 100 years of Balkan wars force three generations of Croatian women-Katarina, Zora, Tania-to flee their homelands multiple times. Eventually Tania, a successfully integrated American, journeys back to her fractured homeland with her mother to unravel the secrets of their shared past.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed March 25, 2019)
ISBN 9781609521288 (electronic bk.)
1609521285 (electronic bk.)
9781609521271 (pbk.)
OCLC # 1013988690
Additional Format Print version: Amochaev, Tania Romanov, 1949- Mother tongue. Palo Alto : Travelers' Tales, 2018 (DLC) 2017044333

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