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Book details
  • Genre:HISTORY
  • SubGenre:Europe / Baltic States
  • Language:English
  • Pages:266
  • Format:Paperback
  • eBook ISBN:9781098372835
  • Paperback ISBN:9781098372828

Seeking Arnolds

Finding Family, Muted History, and a Guardian Angel

by Indulis Pommers

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Overview
"Seeking Arnolds" is the personal story of a son's search for a father deceased before his time, aided by angelic circumstance. This launched a discovery of the immigrant family saga, expanded to the painful and under-reported history of the homeland, Latvia, and other nearby Captive Nations.
Description
"Seeking Arnolds" begins with the personal story of a search for a departed father, deceased while still young, by his son. Guided by repeated events of wonder and mystery, the search is successful and leads to exploration of the family saga, including the flight from Communism and immigration to America in the WWII era. The often bitter history of the Latvian homeland and the surrounding area is explored, with compilations of the suffering that visited these lands. A new addition to Gulag literature is also included in the form of a memoir by a cousin of the author, describing her work as a slave for 16 years in the logging camp prisons of the USSR. The contrast between freedom in America and repression in so much of the world becomes evident through a study like this, and points to the critical importance of government types to the well being of citizens. Bad political choices have horrible consequences; good ones lead to positive outcomes. Choose wisely.
About the author
Indulis Pommers is a retired software company entrepreneur, having founded or contributed to several successful startups. He has been privileged to live the immigrant's dream and has a deep interest in world history and its impact on personal history through the generations.
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