Soviet Women: Walking the Tightrope

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Doubleday Religious Publishing Group, 1990 - Social Science - 213 pages
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Gray's latest work, porary Russia, d humor, enriched by the author's considerable personal knowledge of Russian culture and her challenging, ironic reflections on cross-cultural themes. The New Yorker.

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User Review  - Az - Goodreads

I started this for a paper and am finishing it for fun. Very engaging. Gray has a nice way of referencing other sources without breaking her pace. Gray is informative and interesting. The information melds together, it is never forceful. Read full review

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User Review  - Eva Stachniak - Goodreads

A marvelous series of interviews with Russian women who reveal the matriarchal structure of their families. Filled with details of their everyday lives in Soviet Russia, this book is a gem for anyone interested in Russia, recent history and various shapes femininity takes across cultures. Read full review


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Francine du Plessix Gray's At Home with the Marquis de Sade was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. She lives in Connecticut.

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