Exit into history: a journey through the new Eastern Europe

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Viking, 1993 - Political Science - 410 pages
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In this intimate narrative journey, Hoffman returns to her Polish homeland and five other countries--Hungary, Rumania, Bulgaria, and the two nations of former Czechoslovakia. Illuminates the region's complex politics and captures the texture of everyday life in a world of flux.

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User Review  - Aurora - Goodreads

Such a great book. It's not a literary classic or anything, but it's pretty imperative reading for anyone that has any curiosity about history, especially in Eastern Europe. Hoffman travels back to ... Read full review

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User Review  - Travelin - Goodreads

I should really rate this lower for putting the idea into my addled young head that Bulgaria was an intellectual paradise, to visit or even to live. It's not the view of people from the new Bulgaria ... Read full review


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Eva Hoffman was born in Krakow, Poland and eventually emigrated to Canda with her family. She received a Ph. D. from Harvard University. She taught literature and was the editor of the New York Times Book Review. Hoffman is the author of such books as Lost in Translation: A Life in a New Language (1989) and Shtetl: The Life and Death of a Small Town and the World of Polish Jews (1997).

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