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In the form of a letter to her unborn child, a young woman delves into her past. Through her narrative she resurrects spectres that still haunt her life: her mother, who wandered into a river and never returned; her violent, domineering father; and the chaos of post-war Germany. Born in 1945 to Russian parents, she and her family had fled from the famine zone of the war-ra ...more
Paperback, 210 pages
Published December 28th 1999 by Serpent's Tail (first published 1989)
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The brutal life of a young Russian immigrant girl in 50s Germany.
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