UNDER THE WHEEL OF HISTORY is the memoir of my mother's dramatic journey through the 20th century. She was born in Russia in 1900 and lived through two revolutions and two World Wars. She died, in California, at the collapse of the Berlin Wall in 1989. Her memoir recounts a life of courage, discipline, spirit of sacrifice, and of imagination and initiative with which she managed to overcome the odds and perils of her mostly tragic trajectory.
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About the Author
Alexander Kugushev was born in France to White Russian parents, exiles from communist Russia. He was educated successively in Yugoslavia, Austria, Switzerland and Argentina. With his widowed mother, he lived as a boy and into his early teens through World War II, the defining experience of his life. He is a journalist by trade and by profession an educational publisher, in print and on the internet. He founded and was the CEO of CyberGnostics, an online publisher. In consequence of his somewhat tumultuous biography, he speaks seven languages and has developed an insatiable appetite for travel, at this point to well over seventy countries. He is a naturalized American, lives in Menlo Park, in Northern California, and is the author of Resilient America: An Immigrant Examines Our Nation's Adaptive Continuity.