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A Russian emigre living in New York travels to Paris to try to reconstruct the secret life of another Russian woman who was murdered there on the eve of World War II.
Hardcover, 303 pages
Published September 8th 2003 by State University of New York Press (first published 2003)
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Svetlana Boym is the Curt Hugo Reisinger Professor of Slavic and Comparative Literatures at Harvard University, and a media artist, playwright, and novelist. She is also an associate of the Graduate School of Design and Architecture at Harvard University.

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