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A Mountain of Crumbs: A Memoir

A Mountain of Crumbs: A Memoir

by Elena Gorokhova

Editorial: Simon & Schuster
ISBN: 9780594203919
Número de páginas: 336
Formatos: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
Tamaño de archivo: 9 Mb
Fecha de publicación: 2020-08-04


"A Mountain of Crumbs is the moving story of a young Soviet girl's discovery of the hidden truths of adulthood and her country's profound political deception." "Elena, born with a desire to explore the world beyond her borders, finds her passion in the complexity of the English language - but in the Soviet Union of the 1960s, such a passion verges on the subversive. Elena's home is no longer the majestic Russia of literature or the tsars. Instead, it is a nation humiliated by its first faltering steps after World War II, putting up appearances for the sake of its regime and fighting to retain its pride." In this memoir, Elena re-creates the world that both oppressed and inspired her. She recounts stories passed ...