What are the best gypsy non-fiction books?

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    #1American Gypsy

    American Gypsy

    American Gypsy is a non-fiction biography book written by Oksana Marafioti. This memoir is first published in 2012 by Farrar, Strauss & Giroux-3pl.

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    Karen Diaz
    Written on April 23, 2018
    "This book is an interesting take on the gypsy non-fiction, as it is about a gypsy family becoming American. I think this different take on a culture often depicted in Europe would be really enjoyable for those looking for gypsy non-fiction."
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    #2And the Violins Stopped Playing

    And the Violins Stopped Playing

    And the Violins Stopped Playing is a World War II historical non-fiction book written by Alexander Ramati. It is first published in 1985 Hodder & Stoughton.

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    Sunny Wu
    Written on April 14, 2018
    "This is a heartbreaking, but necessary and beautiful story of survival. It is an amazing book about gypsyies in the holocaust."
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    #3We Borrow the Earth

    We Borrow the Earth

    We Borrow the Earth: An Intimate Portrait of the Gypsy Shamanic Tradition and Culture is a historical non-fiction occult book written by Patrick Jasper Lee. It is published in 2000. 

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    Elizabeth Bishop
    Written on April 24, 2018
    "We Borrow the Earth is absolutely the best gypsy non-fiction books. Patrick Jasper Lee is the author that goes into depth of the Gypsy tradition and culture. You will learn everything you would ever want to know by reading this one book. "
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    #4A Field Full of Butterflies

    A Field Full of Butterflies

    A Field Full of Butterflies: Memories of a Romany Childhood is a non-fiction biography book written by Rosemary Penfold. It is first published in 2011 by Orion. 

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    Ankita Kapur
    Written on April 20, 2018
    "This should have been name the life of a roaming gypsy. It's her life story of travelling the English countries as a gypsy."
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    #5The Heroic Present

    The Heroic Present

    The Heroic Present: Life among the Gypsies is a non-fiction book written by Jan Yoors. It was published in 2004 by The Monacelli Press.

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    #6The Damned Balkans

    The Damned Balkans

    The Damned Balkans - a refugee road trip by John Farebrother is an inside story of part of the refugee crisis in the Balkans 20 years ago. The crisis became one of the greatest refugee crises since WWII.

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    Laura Rice
    Written on April 21, 2018
    "This book gives you great insight into the Balkan refugee crisis that occurred 20 years ago. Farebrother details the struggle and strife that the Balkans suffered during this dark time. "
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    #7Gypsy Boy on the Run

    Gypsy Boy on the Run

    Gypsy Boy on the Run: My Escape from a Life Among the Romany Gypsies is a non-fiction biography book written by Mikey Walsh. It is published in 2011. 

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    Kathryn Rice
    Written on April 12, 2018
    "I enjoy reading non-fiction books and recently found the best gypsy non-fiction book. The Gypsy Boy on the Run is an inspiring story about a gyspy boy who was on the run. This story touched me as I too had experience of running away from my family as a child. "
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    #8Nan: The Life of an Irish Travelling Woman

    Nan: The Life of an Irish Travelling Woman
    Nan: The Life of an Irish Travelling Woman is a historical non-fiction biography book written by Sharon Gmelch. It is first published in 1986. 
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    Abhinav Jayaraman
    Written on April 14, 2018
    "This book gave me an amazing view of an Irish Traveler. It tells how the children were raised and how they slept and cooked. It explained why the farmers' wives bought the things the travelers were selling."

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Best What are the best gypsy non-fiction books
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1American GypsyBooks 30 Paid
2And the Violins Stopped PlayingBooks 28 Paid
3We Borrow the EarthBooks 26 Paid
4A Field Full of ButterfliesBooks 24 Paid
5The Heroic PresentBooks 23 Paid
6The Damned BalkansBooks 21 Paid
7Gypsy Boy on the RunBooks 20 Paid
8Nan: The Life of an Irish Travelling WomanBooks 19 Paid
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