11 March 2003 Kamil, an aging Polish intellectual, is summoned to Geneva, Switzerland, to take part in an oral history project that seeks to record ordinary Eastern Europeans’ experiences of historical interest–concentration camps, war, postwar hopes and disillusionment, resistance, and the mixed blessings of liberation–in order to document the collapse of Communism in Eastern Europe. […]

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