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Russia Becomes You

Russia Becomes You

by Jeffrey Wilgus


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Once a prosperous man, he lost everything but his brain and his experience. At 50 years old, Jeffrey Wilgus Started a new life in Russia during the tumultuous Yeltsen years. The chronicle of this adventure "Russia Becomes You" places a big tender embrace on the face of "unwashed Russia." It's an incredible story that can be enjoyed by both Russians as well as Westerners.
- Victor Peshel, The Russian Life

If you enjoyed "Under the Tuscan Sun" and "A Year in Provence", you'll love "Russia Becomes You"
- Larissa Tality, Dom Kniga, Moscow

Part romance, part travelogue, "Russia Becomes You" is the extraordinary true story of an American businessman Jeffrey Wilgus' life changing adventure in Russia. At a crossroads in life, yearning for authentic connection and community, Wilgus finds himself drawn to Russia after the breakup of the Soviet Union. Filled with sharply etched images and scenes of Russian markets, architecture, landscape & color of everyday life in Russia as Wilgus becomes one with the people and traditions of old Europe, falling in love with the beauty of the land and the magic of the woman who embodies the passionate character of a nation

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ISBN-13: 9781432731670
Publisher: Outskirts Press, Inc.
Publication date: 01/09/2009
Pages: 372
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 4 - 18 Years

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