The Widows Dance: Selected Short Stories of Contemporary Ukraine


These eight short fictional stories by American writer Scott H. Lewis examine the slightly dark side of life in modern Ukraine. Told with a sense of humor and in an ...
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These eight short fictional stories by American writer Scott H. Lewis examine the slightly dark side of life in modern Ukraine. Told with a sense of humor and in an easy, almost conversational style, each tackles a different aspect of the country's business, family, political and folkloric life.

1 The Perennial
2 Harmony
3 The Organ Grinders
4 The Ransom of Red Keefe
5 Star Gazer
6 Green Eyes
7 The Stain
8 Widows Dance

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781463559595
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Publication date: 6/1/2011
  • Pages: 116
  • Product dimensions: 5.25 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.24 (d)

Meet the Author

Scott H. Lewis is an American who arrived in
Kyiv, Ukraine during September 2000. Since then, he has watched the nation cast off certain vestiges of its Soviet past while clinging tenaciously to others.

He is also the author of a non-fiction work,
"Cruise Power: The Sail More, Pay Less Guide To
Getting More From Your Cruise Vacation."

A former editor of the weekly English-language
Kyiv Post newspaper, Lewis is presently a public relations executive.

He and his wife, Natalie, live in Kyiv.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 8, 2011

    Well-written, engaging storytelling.

    I don't know anything about Ukraine, but that's OK. I bought a few inexpensive e-books for summer reading, and Widows Dance was by far the best of the bunch. Good selection of stories and genres, very entertaining - and for a dollar, a bargain. Though it isn't at all a travel book, it does make me want to visit Kyiv. Highly recommended.

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