The Gypsy in Me by Ted Simon
From Germany to Romania in Search of Youth, Truth, and Dad

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The author of Jupiter's Travels details his 1,500-mile journey through Germany, Poland, Russia, the Ukraine, and Romania, offering a personal look at Eastern Europe in the throes of change, from the German homeland of his mother to the birthplace of his Romanian-Jewish father. 15,000 first printing."

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Ted Simon is a journalist and the author of several travel books including the international bestseller "Jupiter's Travels".
Published June 24, 1997 by Random House. 318 pages
Genres: History, Travel. Non-fiction

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So 96 years after his father, who committed suicide in 1962, emigrated to England, Simon, a man with a ""hole in [his] personal fabric"" that he attributes to his parents' divorce in 1937, when he was six, left his Northern California home with his girlfriend to rendezvous with a German acquainta...

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