Waiting for America: A Story of Emigration

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Syracuse University Press, 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - 225 pages
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In 1987 a young, Jewish man, the central figure in this captivating book, leaves Moscow for good with his parents. They celebrate their freedom in opulent Vienna and spend two months in Rome and the coastal resort of Ladispoli.

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Maxim D. Shrayer is professor of Russian and English and chair of the Department of Slavic and Eastern Languages at Boston College.

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