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Russian Tattoo

Autor: Gorokhova, Elena

Editorial: Simon and Schuster

Formato:Tapa Dura
Precio de Lista:$26.00
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Russian Tattoo : From the bestselling author of A Mountain of Crumbs, a "brilliant and illuminating" (BookPage) portrait of mothers and daughters that reaches from Cold War Russia to modern-day New Jersey to show how the ties that hold you back can also teach you how to start over.

Elena Gorokhova moves to the US in her twenties to join her American husband and to break away from her mother, a mirror image of her Soviet Motherland: overbearing, protective, and difficult to leave. Before the birth of Elena's daughter, her mother comes to help care for the baby and stays for twenty-four years, ordering everyone to eat soup and wear a hat, just as she did in Leningrad. Russian Tattoo is the story of a unique balancing act and a family struggle: three generations of strong women with very different cultural values, all living under the same roof and battling for control. As Elena strives to bridge the gap between the cultures of her past and present and find her place in a new world, she comes to love the fierce resilience of her Soviet mother when she recognizes it in her American daughter.


Categoría   Sub-Categoría
Ciencias Sociales   Emigration & Immigration
Biografía y Autobiografía   Personal Memoirs

ISBN 13:9781451689822
ISBN 10:1451689829
Formato:Tapa Dura
Idioma:Inglés
Páginas:317
Tamaño:9.35" l x 6.24" w x 1.16" h
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