Hilariously funny adventures of a young American in new Russia, about his misconceptions, blunders, and revelations, his futile attempt to love vodka, his long-distance relationship with his American aunt. In his quest he witnesses the failed coup, rampant inflation, mafia fighting, and much else.
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"At last I can say that Russia is neither here nor there, but less hopeless than inevitable."From the Back Cover:
"To master a language you must understand the people that created it,the culture that provoked it. To understand a people and its culture you must master the language that shapes them both. You must findinspiration in the words that are not just words." - from Twelve Stories of Russia
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Book Description GLAS New Russian Writing, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P115717200552
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