Ordinary Russians

Ordinary Russians

by Barry Broadfoot
     
 

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Barry Broadfoot’s Ordinary Russians artfully recounts the author’s 1987 month-long trip to the Soviet Union. Skillfully combining his own impressions with the storied experiences of Russians from all walks of life, including a trapper, a policewoman, a poet, and fishermen, Broadfoot presents a society in the midst of rapid change.

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Barry Broadfoot’s Ordinary Russians artfully recounts the author’s 1987 month-long trip to the Soviet Union. Skillfully combining his own impressions with the storied experiences of Russians from all walks of life, including a trapper, a policewoman, a poet, and fishermen, Broadfoot presents a society in the midst of rapid change.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781551995069
Publisher:
McClelland & Stewart Ltd.
Publication date:
12/31/2013
Sold by:
Random House
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
236
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Recipient of the Order of Canada, an honorary degree from the University of Manitoba, and the B.C. Lifetime Achievement Award, BARRY BROADFOOT widely celebrated for his animated writing about Canada’s past. Broadfoot’s oral history books, Ten Lost Years, Six War Years, and The Pioneer Years, among others, recall the stories of ordinary Canadians, including first person accounts by bank tellers, farmers, waitresses, and poor bloody infantrymen.

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