Wide Open Curtains: A Journal of a Pregnant American in Russia

Wide Open Curtains: A Journal of a Pregnant American in Russia

by Amanda Lynn Hinson

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Wide Open Curtains: A Journal of a Pregnant American in Russia by Amanda Lynn Hinson

An inspirational, true story of a woman's journey through the socialized healthcare system of Russia. The author vividly presents one of Russia's Far East cities through the backdrop of prenatal visits and birthing a child. As an American on foreign soil, she addresses her own struggles and assimilation with humor, playful analogies and personal faith which transcend the cultural divide. A timely book, addressing the question of population decline and healthcare conditions in post-Soviet Russia as well as socialized healthcare through an American's perspective.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940016250182
Publisher: Amanda Lynn Hinson
Publication date: 07/14/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 290
File size: 193 KB

About the Author

Amanda Lynn Hinson is a Minnesota native living in Russia with her husband and four children, the last child being born on Russian soil. She currently works as a contributing editor for The Humanities and Social Studies of the Far East, a science journal; and is a singer/songwriter/public speaker for various venues in Russia and America. Before moving to Russia, she graduated summa cum laude with a BA in Mass Communications, winning the National Collegiate Communications Award and Mass Communications Student of the Year in 2001. Amanda went on to work as a TV Producer for Hughston Sports Medicine of Columbus, GA before opening and running her own video business in MN. She has written scores of articles for newspapers, several productions for theaters, and now the book, "Wide Open Curtains: A Journal of a Pregnant American in Russia".

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