Kate Mulgrew gives this captivating memoir by one of Russia's most celebrated authors a plaintive, intelligent, and witty delivery. The story details Petrushevskaya's arduous upbringing in war-torn Russia. She is a survivor. Her earliest years in Moscow were spent in the grand Metropol Hotel. But soon her lifestyle was diminished when her family members were deemed enemies of the state and killed. The plucky young woman emerged from years of deprivation to hard-earned success as a writer. Mulgrew delivers the Russian names and locations flawlessly and brings the author's sharp wit and vivid memories to life. This audiobook is a rewarding listening experience. A.D.M. © AudioFile 2017, Portland, Maine [Published: JUNE 2017]
Trade Ed. Penguin Audio 2017
DD ISBN 9781524755560 $15.00
Library Ed. Books on Tape 2017
DD ISBN 9781524755584 $47.50
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