What do you want for Christmas? No one asks for tragedy, especially a child. Read about one young boy's insecurities over losing his mother who had to undergo surgery for stomach cancer. It was Christmas, 1958.
Marty Landis, the child of a mob princes who abandons him to a Christian family living in a Russian, Jewish neighborhood in Chicago in 1951, just wanted to take the CIA covert operation later handed to him and bust "the girl next door" he grew up with (Rossina Riasnovsky - whom he had a crush on) out of a Soviet holding facility in 1976. She is a covert CIA Op in country. He is in a dead-end job after Vietnam, college and the 73-74' recession. Marty and the girl's brother, his best friend growi... more info>>