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The Forbidden Journey How Two East Germans Fled to China to Go West

They were young and in love -- and trapped in an oppressive regime. In 1987, an East German couple traveled clandestinely from Berlin to Beijing in a brazen attempt to escape to the West. Only one of them would make it to freedom.
Translated from the German by Paul Cohen
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