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Epics of Everyday Life: 2encounters in a Changing Russia
Susan Richards, a Russian scholar, has travelled to Russia and talked to ordinary Russian people about their lives and how they perceive the changes which have been made under Gorbachev's rule - if, indeed, anything has changed. She explores the Soviet people through the prism of perestroika, to see how they and their country are coming to terms with the past and how they ...more
Hardcover, 366 pages
Published December 31st 1991 by Viking Books
(first published May 1st 1991)
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I gleaned somewhat a view of Russia from this book though I sure hard to decipher through all the rabbit hole stories. I got more out of the last chapter than from the entirety of the book. I should have given this book two stars but I think it my personal need for continuity and to the point writing that I found missing. I really liked what the author said at the later part about the abundance of the West as opposed to Russia and her people.