Books tagged: Ussr

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Lost in Moscow

By Kirsten Koza

When most parents consider sending their child to summer camp, they imagine a sunny lake a few hours out of the city. In 1977, the parents of 11-year-old Kirsten Koza sent their pigtailed, sass-talking offspring on a summer trip to the Soviet Union—with only fifty dollars ... Read more

Where We Buried the Sun

By Alla Tumonov
Translated by Gust Olson

The memoir of a young woman who, in 1951 at the age of 17, was arrested for her involvement with an underground organization demanding alternatives to Stalinist rule and, as a result, spent five years in the Soviet prison system. Tumanov belonged to group of young people who ... Read more