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Fifty Russian winters

an American woman"s life in the Soviet Union

by Margaret Wettlin

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Published by Pharos Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • Wettlin, Margaret, 1907-,
    • Women translators -- Soviet Union -- Biography,
    • Americans -- Soviet Union -- History -- 20th century,
    • Soviet Union -- Politics and government

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMargaret Wettlin ; introduction by Harrison Salisbury.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDK268.W48 A3 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 324 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages324
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1556132M
      ISBN 100886876540
      LC Control Number91036542

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      Another dangerous symptom of a Russian heat wave is the threat of drowning. When the temperatures rise, it's natural for people to gravitate toward water in the hopes of receiving relief from the heat by taking a swim. Unfortunately, an overwhelming number of people will also have the same idea and crowded beaches mean an increased risk of Author: Phil Sylvester. In Russian Winter, the beautiful debut novel by critically acclaimed writer Daphne Kalotay, a famed ballerina’s jewelry auction in Boston reveals long-held secrets of love and family, friendship and rivalry, harkening back to Stalinist Russia.

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Fifty Russian Winters is an incomparable and moving document - the only close-up view we have of Soviet life by an American who spent more than half a lifetime inside Russia and who, as Harrison Salisbury says in his introduction, "kept her heart and mind and eyes open - /5(16).

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New York: Wiley, Print. Margaret Wettlin's story of moving to the Soviet Union (almost on a whim) certainly resonated with me now that I've been in Georgia longer than expected. She initially went for a one-month tour, Fifty Russian winters book stayed for   Book Summary: The title of this book is Fifty Russian Winters: An American Woman's Life in the Soviet Union and it was written by Margaret Wettlin.

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Fifty Russian winters: an American woman's life in the Soviet Union. [Margaret Wettlin] -- In Margaret Wettlin left Depression-torn America for the Soviet Union, eager to see for herself if communism was the hope for the future.

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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 Stalins reign, Wettlin was coerced into becoming an informant for Author: Margaret Wettlin.

In this unflinching account of betrayed ideals, Wettlin, an American who went to Russia in for one year but fell in love and stayed anot gives a stunning and moving portrait of a long-suffering people ``essentially unpragmatic, uncompetitive, and acutely sensitive to the mystery of life.'' A native of Philadelphia, Wettlin went to the Soviet Union eager to contribute her skills as Author: Margaret Wettlin.

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Fifty Russian Winters: An American Woman's Life in the Soviet Union: An American Woman's Life in the Soviet Union by Margaret Wettlin. Wiley. Paperback. VERY GOOD. Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges. Very minimal writing or notations in margins not affecting the text.

Possible clean ex-library copy, with their stickers and or stamps. Wettlin's autobiography is remarkable for its scope, both for the geography and the human experience described.

Her tale is the more effective and touching for its honesty and simplicity. Fifty Russian Winters is written for a general audience.

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