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Book of the week: Burying the Typewriter
Burying the Typewriter: Childhood Under the Eye of the Secret Police by Carmen Bugan.
At 2 a.m. on 10 March 1983, Carmen Bugan's father left the family home, alone. That afternoon, Carmen returned from school to find secret police in her living room. Her father's protest against the regime had changed her life for ever. This is her story.
About the author, Carmen Bugan
Author Carmen Bugan.
Carmen Bugan was born in 1970 in the Romanian countryside, the eldest of three children.
She discovered the healing aspects of writing at an early age, when her father, political dissident Ion Bugan, was imprisoned for protesting against Ceausescu's government, and she addressed her poems to his photos.
She completed her high school studies in Romania in 1988, and shortly thereafter the Bugans were exiled to the United States under threat of death. Carmen is currently researching the secret files that the Romanian Secret Police had kept on her and her family.
She now lives near Geneva, Switzerland, with her husband and two children.
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