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Fifty Russian Winters

An American Woman's Life in the Soviet Union

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Fifty Russian Winters by Margaret Wettlin
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A gripping account of Soviet life as experienced by an American who lived for 50 years on an absolutely equal basis with Russians. Packed with details of everyday life from giving birth in a Soviet hospital to living in a Moscow communal apartment. Forced to give up her American citizenship during Stalin's reign, Wettlin was coerced into becoming an informant for the KGB. She describes what Russia was like during and after World War II, her travels from the Baltic states to Siberia, Outer Mongolia, Leningrad, Uzbekistan and Georgia. Her mesmerizing book offers a background for understanding Soviet events that molded the Russian mind--from revolutionary enthusiasm to a complete repudiation of communism.
Release date NZ
February 2nd, 1994
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
John Wiley & Sons Inc
Pages
324
Dimensions
143x215x21
ISBN-13
9780471028772
Product ID
3090187

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