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By Dennis Parks

Alien between nervous Artists is a funny, non-fiction narrative describing adventures of yank ceramic artist Dennis Parks in valuable Europe, and adjustments happening there as mirrored within the lives of his opposite numbers in the course of their doubtful passage from drab Communist repression into benign Capitalist neglect.
The publication concentrates on inventive job within the middle of Mitteleuropa — Hungary, Czechoslovakia, and Poland — from 1982 to 1994, whereas Socialism was once deliquescing.

Excellent writing pertaining to those alterations has been released through teachers and reporters, similar to Timothy Garton Ash and David Remnick, authors who breakfasted with ex-President Lech Wa³eºa in Warsaw earlier than flying off for dinner in Moscow with former K.G.B.
Chief Gennady Zyuganov. Dennis’ assets conveniently said they had much less leverage at the destiny. They have been all for the existence he lived as an artist in the United States. Mitteleuropean artists professed that they can simply establish with a latest artist who lived evenly at the outer edge of society (though they struggled to realize why a Capitalist could freely select this alternative).
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