In Search of Freedom: A nonfiction novel

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Xlibris Corporation, May 4, 2010 - Biography & Autobiography - 170 pages
Dr. George E. Onet and his wife Virginia, both veterinarians working in Romanian academia, managed to escape from an oppressive regime back in 1985, asked for political asylum in the United States and they lived in this country ever since. In a succession of extraordinary events, the author describes how he and his wife, after having been repeatedly denied tourist visas to visit Greece, decided to defect to West Europe, leaving behind their beloved family members, their belongings, their reputable social positions. In pursuit of freedom and happiness, they were confronted with a lot of difficulties, unpredictable events, and went through many emotionally critical moments.
 

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Contents

Preface
7
Biographical note
9
Chapter I
11
Chapter II
28
Chapter III
52
Chapter IV
67
Chapter V
132
Chapter VI
157
Acknowledgement
170
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Dr. George E. Onet is a Romanian veterinarian, with PhD degree in Veterinary Microbiology, who worked for over 24 years in the College of Veterinary Medicine of Cluj-Napoca. He is member of numerous national and international professional associations, societies and bodies and earned a series of prestigious awards, such as the Academy Award for his book in two volumes "Viruses and Viral Diseases of Animals", "Paul Riegler" Award of the Romanian Academy of Agricultural Sciences, the Distinguished Leadership Award, the Medal for the Progress of Veterinary Medicine, the International Leadership Achievement Award, Award of Recognition for Outstanding Achievement in Poetry, etc. He has a meritorious professional list of achievements, among which could be mentioned over 175 scientifi c papers, over 225 news paper articles, 14 books and 4 innovations. Based on his activity he was mentioned with biographical notes in "Outstanding People of the 20-th Century", "Who is Who ndash; Romanian personalities in the US and Canada", "Who is Who in Contemporary Achievement", "Who is Who in Veterinary Science and Medicine", etc.

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