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With Poland Behind Me

it was amazing 5.0  ·  Rating details ·  2 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Follow me in this non fiction, narrative as I stir up the ghosts of communist Poland while completing a journey of self discovery at the same time in the tradition of Paul Theroux.
Paperback, 64 pages
Published February 25th 2011 by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
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John Rachel
Apr 07, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Disclosure: I'm Polish and I'm already a big fan of John Byk. He writes his novels under the nom de plume of Conrad Johnson, and I usually give his work four or five stars, whatever he's calling himself today.

He traveled to Poland as a young man, met his family, confirmed his worse suspicions, made it back across the Iron Curtain by the skin of his teeth, and told of his adventure in this very short but fascinating book. As a story, it's probably not for everyone. It's very personal, validates o
John Byk
Mar 08, 2012 rated it it was amazing
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A slice of Poland's past frozen in time. My first major writing project, finished in 1986. Haunting black and white photos. Simple but not simplistic. Great creative, non fiction travel story.
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