From the perspective of the 21st century, the author looks back with a clear eye to the turbulent days following the Russian Revolution. Nora Percival'ss research illuminates her personal story, the story so many of us long to hear from grandparents who were unable or unwilling to look back beyond the emigre'ss voyage to another life and another world. Book of the Year Award for Memoir from the High Country Writers organization, 2002.
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Nora Percival has lived in the U.S. since she was eight. She grew up in New York City and graduated from Barnard College. Her first husband died before their son was born. A second marriage produced four daughters and she is now the proud grandmother of eleven. She now lives in the North Carolina mountains near two of her daughters and is currently at work on a book based on her life in the Barnard/Columbia literary community of the 1930s.Review:
A poignant journey . . . with a writer who has been blessed with an adventurous life and skill to tell the tale. -- Sharyn McCrumb, author of The Songcatcher
The memory of the indomitable girl linger after one finishes the book . . . --Katerina Whitley, author of Speaking for Ourselves
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Book Description High Country Publishers 2003-06-15, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Pages are clean and unmarked. Bookseller Inventory # 093405
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