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Wide Open Curtains: A Journal of a Pregnant American in Russia

Hinson, Amanda Lynn {Author and Preface By}

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ISBN 10: 1478258683 / ISBN 13: 9781478258681
Published by Amanda Lynn Hinson, Cass Lake, Minnesota, 2012
Condition: Fine Soft cover
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"Follow author Amanda Lynn Hinson as she takes you on a prolific adventure through Far East Russia. In a land of socialized medicine, Amanda reveals the plight of the Russian woman, post-Soviet culture. Pregnant with her fourth child, Amanda and her family move to Russia to follow their dreams. The seemingly poot timing of her pregnancy becomes an unexpected blessing as she makes friends in unlikely places and reciprocates hope to strangers. Learn of the surprising differences and similarities of the healthcare systems and cultures in America and Far East Russia." This book has 278 pages. The book is a SIGNED copy from the author, Amanda Lynn Hinson. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 064003

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Title: Wide Open Curtains: A Journal of a Pregnant ...

Publisher: Amanda Lynn Hinson, Cass Lake, Minnesota

Publication Date: 2012

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition:Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: Not Given

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An inspirational, true story of a woman's journey through the socialized healthcare system of Russia. The author vividly presents one of Russia's Far East cities through the backdrop of prenatal visits and birthing a child. As an American on foreign soil, she addresses her own struggles and assimilation with humor, playful analogies and personal faith which transcend the cultural divide. A timely book, addressing the question of population decline and healthcare conditions in post-Soviet Russia as well as socialized healthcare through an American's perspective.

About the Author:

Amanda Lynn Hinson is a Minnesota native who lived in Russia with her husband and four children, the last child being born on Russian soil. She has worked as a contributing editor for The Humanities and Social Studies of the Far East, a science journal; and is a singer/songwriter/public speaker for various venues in Russia and America. Before moving to Russia, she graduated summa cum laude with a BA in Mass Communications, winning the National Collegiate Communications Award and Mass Communications Student of the Year in 2001. Amanda went on to work as a TV Producer for Hughston Sports Medicine of Columbus, GA before opening and running her own video business in MN. She has written scores of articles for newspapers, several productions for theaters, and now the book, "Wide Open Curtains: A Journal of a Pregnant American in Russia".

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