Whether set in Maxim D. Shrayer's native Russia or in North America and Western Europe, the eight stories in this collection explore emotionally intricate relationships that cross traditional boundaries of ethnicity, religion, and culture. Tracing the lives, obsessions, and aspirations of Jewish-Russian immigrants, these poignant, humorous, and tender stories create an expansive portrait of individuals struggling to come to terms with ghosts of their European pasts while simultaneously seeking to build new lives in their American present.
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|Size: ||757 KB|
|Publisher: ||Syracuse University Press|
|Date published: || 2009|
|ISBN: ||9780815651055 (DRM-PDF)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|