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  • Genre:BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • SubGenre:Cultural Heritage
  • Language:English
  • Pages:287
  • eBook ISBN:9780990982197

Liberté

A Croatian's Search for Freedom

by Katherine Maria Pinner

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Overview
In Liberté, the reader is taken on a historic journey to discover what happened to one of countless Croatian immigrants who were forced out of their homes, away from their families, and into the uncertainty of life in the West. Follow the story of Mirko, a Croatian born in the small village of Rodoč, located in the heart of Central Europe, as he escapes communism with no money and a warrant out for his death. Based on actual events from 1962, this book is an epic adventure told with humor and wisdom that shows the importance of staying true to yourself, no matter where life takes you and no matter how difficult the journey. Liberté is a must-read for anyone interested in the lessons of the past and how each of us can foster the precious gift of Liberté in our world today.
Description
In Liberté, the reader is taken on a historic journey to discover what happened to one of countless Croatian immigrants who were forced out of their homes, away from their families, and into the uncertainty of life in the West. Follow the story of Mirko, a Croatian born in the small village of Rodoč, located in the heart of central Europe, as he escapes communism with no money and a warrant out for his death. In his quest for freedom, Mirko traces the footsteps of his older cousin throughout Europe in a series of fortunate and seemingly unfortunate events, that lead him to some of the most beautiful and often some of the most dangerous and difficult places. Based on actual events from 1962, this book is an epic adventure told with humor and wisdom that shows the importance of staying true to yourself, no matter where life takes you and no matter how difficult the journey. Liberté is a must-read for anyone interested in the lessons of the past and how we can each foster the precious gift of Liberté in our world today.
About the author
Katherine Maria Pinner lives in St. Louis, Missouri. She is the daughter of Croatian parents, Mirko and Sylvia Coric. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Literature and a Master of Arts in English. She currently works as an innovation consultant, helping businesses and people achieve their full potential. She holds numerous professional certifications in her field. Her greatest passions are for speaking, writing, education, and the environment.
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