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Out of Line Growing up Soviet

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ISBN-10: 0887768032

ISBN-13: 9780887768033

Edition: 2007

Authors: Tina Grimberg

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Although the Iron Curtain is gone, the memory of the high drama, tragedy, and comedy that was life in the Soviet Union remains. It meant endless lineups in the cold -- lineups enlivened by poetry and paranoia. It meant family life lived in two small rooms, but a family life that was rich in love and laughter. It meant trying to escape all-seeing eyes, especially those of the old ladies in their babushkas who guarded every courtyard. Tina Grimberg brings color and perception to a life we think of as gray, impersonal, and foreboding. She was born in Kiev and grew up feisty, bright, and funny in a tiny flat with her parents and her older sister. Her descriptions of life in that grand and…    
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Book details

List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Tundra Book Group
Publication date: 10/9/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 128
Size: 6.38" wide x 9.29" long x 0.59" tall
Weight: 0.726
Language: English