Free Read [Chick Lit Book] ☆ DP: Displaced Person - by Margarita Meyendorff ↠

By Margarita Meyendorff | Comments: ( 568 ) | Date: ( Mar 28, 2020 )

The daughter of a Russian Baron, Mourka Margarita Meyendorff was born in a Russian displaced persons camp in Germany far from the opulence of Imperial Russia which was her birthright Her father danced with Anastasia, attended balls and military schools but a series of wars destroyed this privileged existence and her parents were themselves displaced forced to fleeThe daughter of a Russian Baron, Mourka Margarita Meyendorff was born in a Russian displaced persons camp in Germany far from the opulence of Imperial Russia which was her birthright Her father danced with Anastasia, attended balls and military schools but a series of wars destroyed this privileged existence and her parents were themselves displaced forced to flee the ancestral estates and run through Nazi Germany After the war, under Allied occupation, Mourka was born in a German Displaced Persons camp and from then on, life became a series of extraordinary moves As a tiny immigrant girl, Margarita s first American home was the estate of an eccentric millionaire impresario which served as a temporary enclave of Russian aristocrats given quarters in elephant stalls.Her childhood ran like a roller coaster of highs performing as a rooster to applause for the Russian Orthodox audience and lows coping with her traumatized and disturbed parents At 18, Mourka escaped to the road most often taking to the stage where she found her natural footing, but then always on the run moving, displaced around the US and then Europe hitting ecstatic highs as a performer and lows in her personal life In her search, she tours the country as a gypsy performer in a caravan and goes from a rusted trailer back to her ancestral castleeking, always seeking her rightful place and some sense of peace Can she ever unpack and feel she is truly at that place which always been so elusive HOME She carries with her a suitcase filled with documents and treasured memorabilia, her Russian legacy Margarita Meyendorff s journey is thrillingly personal yet universal the journey we all take, to find our true selves and safe haven.


  • Title: DP: Displaced Person
  • Author: Margarita Meyendorff
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 341
  • Format: Kindle Edition

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Margarita Meyendorff

The daughter of a Russian Baron, Margarita Meyendorff Mourka was born displaced, far from the opulence of Imperial Russia that was her birthright A series of wars destroyed this privileged existence, and Margarita s life became a series of extraordinary moves Her childhood ran like a rollercoaster of highs as a performer and lows in her personal life Her journey is thrillingly personal, yet universal the journey we all take to find our true selves and safe haven Margarita Meyendorff is always, even in the most frightening situations, a spirited traveler and a survivor.



Comments DP: Displaced Person

  • Jessie

    This book was very close to my heart. The fact that my mom wrote it is why. I learned how much of a difficult life my mom had and she has come so far. I cried, I laughed and I enjoyed her story Proud of you mom.


  • Kim Witzak

    amazing story.


  • Laura Rose

    I was riveted! Margarita Meyendorff would have been a Russian Baroness but turmoil in post WW II Europe flung her royal parents into the maelstrom- they were fortunate to flee with their lives. Margarita (Mourka) was born in a displaced persons camp in Germany- the cover shows her as an adorable toddler bearing the stamp- and carrying a pathetic pack on her back. But there was and is nothing pathetic about Mourka- she rides through some very rough spots in a tumultuous life and always saves hers [...]


  • Judith Boggess

    Margarita Meyendorff took on the daunting challenge of weaving her Russian family genealogy into a remarkable and memorable memoir. She skillfully relays the tale of her family's fall from power and prestige in 1900s Russia, coming to America and her birth in a displaced persons camp, her struggle to find her identity, and the difficulty living not just surviving. Meyendorff tells the tale unflinchingly, honestly and without sympathy. Her memoir is enlightening, educational, entertaining, a comp [...]


  • Kristy Boelens

    I had to quit after 20% into it. Just seemed like endless names and dates, no real story


  • Margarita Meyendorff

    The daughter of a Russian Baron, Margarita Meyendorff (Mourka) was born displaced, far from the opulence of Imperial Russia that was her birthright. A series of wars destroyed this privileged existence, and Margarita’s life became a series of extraordinary moves. Her childhood ran like a rollercoaster of highs as a performer and lows in her personal life. Her journey is thrillingly personal, yet universal--the journey we all take to find our true selves and safe haven. Margarita Meyendorff is [...]


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  • Free Read [Chick Lit Book] ☆ DP: Displaced Person - by Margarita Meyendorff ↠
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