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Durbin, William.
New York : Orchard Books, 2004
ISBN 0439373077
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The Socialist Movement is sweeping the Finnish mining community. Recruiters promise a paradise with free education for all. Jake's life will never be the same when his father decides to move the family from Minnesota to the Soviet Union. As new friends and neighbors start to disappear, Jakes father turns a blind eye creating reasons why such things are happening. However, when Jakes older brother is hauled away things will never be the same. Is anyone safe anymore? What will happen to the rest of the family? Will they escape before it is too late? (Catherine Ryan, New England College, Henniker, NH)
SUBJECTS:     Finnish Americans -- Russia (Federation) -- Karelia -- Fiction.
                        Emigration and immigration -- Fiction.
                        Communism -- Fiction.
                        Karelia (Russia) -- Fiction.
                        Russia (Federation) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.


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