|Soft Tales from a Refugee Camp * by Gabriel Watermiller|
It is the 1980s. A Romanian family, accompanied by their dog, arrives at Greece where they are accommodated in a refugee camp. Exhilarating, absurd, or saddening surprises meet them at every turn when, during their wait for Canadian immigrant visas, they mingle with refugees from the communist bloc, Afghanistan and Turkey. In them, the family uncovers different stories as to why these varied people are in such place. Not everyone has the same reason for being there, but campmates of the same mind gather around drinks to talk about hope and love, hatred and betrayal, heroism, and sacrifices.
The book published through Xlibris ( web at www.Xlibris.com. ) Soft Tales from a Refugee Camp, tells a striking story that depicts the dreary and dangerous lives of those who lived on the dark side of the Iron Curtain.Soft Tales from a Refugee Camp allows you to unveil cathartic tales that are both heartrending and inspiring—all set against the backdrop of one of the cruelest periods of history.
About the Author
Gabriel Watermiller was born in Eastern Europe ( Romania ).
He has spent his early adult life promoting new science and technology. Realizing the futility of any pioneering work under an ossified communist system and in order to satisfy his creative urge, he decided to devote himself to literary writing and art critique. After defecting to the West and spending time in a refugee camp, he moved to Canada where he resumed his literary activities, publishing in local newspapers and various magazines. This book is his first from a trilogy depicting dreary and dangerous life of those who lived on the dark side of the Iron Curtain.
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Dumitru Constantin 3/23/2011