Citations are based on reference standards. But as it stands, this is not the definitive account of East German life you’re looking for. Maybe it is because I too moved to Germany rather spontaneously, and ended up finding so much meaning here, that this book is not only one of the best I have ever ordered from Audible, but is also one of the best books of my experience. In , the Berlin Wall fell; shortly afterwards, the two Germanies reunited, and East Germany ceased to exist. The absolute dedication and ongoing love affair with this strange oppressive system comes to life in these Ossies.
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Great project, well written but underdone I’m glad to hear that Ms.
From Boulogne to Moscow Henri butchered for his emperor and never killed a single man. The generosity of of people to disclose such painful, sometimes humiliating experiences is a testament to the Anna Funder’s capacity to retell – and in another language! Being born in the 80s it’s hard to believe this was happening during my lifetime.
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Of all the eastern alliance countries, East Germany appeared to be the strictest, most solid of the part. Frankly there wasn’t much in this book that I didn’t know already. The E-mail Address es you entered is are not in a valid format.
The scene is set for an extraordinary adventure. Different approach This is a great read and uniquely written. In fact I have heard a great deal more in German magazines.
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We see a populace that had a feeling of reasonable play and, even inside the communist framework, was eager to test and push limits. There are different characters, some important and others less so.
I felt this book was okay, but simply did not have enough meat in it. Adventures with Extremists By: WorldCat is the world’s largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online. Linked Data More info about Linked Data. The great something watching over you Any additional comments? More often a story has been spoilt by the laziness of a performer failing to pronounce names wudiobook places correctly.
Would you recommend this book to a friend? It also tells of people on both sides of the wall who took huge risks do the right thing.
In truth, Stasiland is as much a book about the goings on of the secret police of the GDR as it is about peoples abilities to inflict and heal from state sponsored trauma.
Every time the narrator got it wrong it irritated the hell out of me. What was one of stasiladn most memorable moments of Stasiland?
Advanced Search Find a Library. Anna puts you in her shoes as she interviews people who lived behind the Iron stasilad. In return, citizens were given apparent certainties in housing, employment and health, certainties which some now mourn.
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Why or why not? There has been a trend in the last decade to embrace the inevitable subjectivity of any research by confronting and including researcher’s subjective experiences into the account of the investigation.
They carry with them all they believe they will need from home, but soon find that all of it – from garden seeds to Scripture – is calamitously transformed on African soil. Stasiland not only delves into recent history, but places before the reader the realities of human nature that contribute to human society — from small communities to whole nations.
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This book provided vivid and heartbreaking views of the extremely personal way the Stasi penetrated and harmed the lives of GDR citizens. I loved the book i had to listen to it twice, i felt as if Anna was talking to me. Please re-enter recipient e-mail address es. At times this line becomes blurry, at others it is a stark wall that separates a city. What made the performance so good was the excellent pronunciation by Denica Fairman – getting things right.