An intellectual in the Soviet gulag who kept his spirit – and his faith in StalinStalin's Meteorologist: One Man's Untold Story of Love, Life, and Death Olivier Rolin. Translated from the French by Ros Schwartz Counterpoint. 179 pp. $26On Jan. 8, 1934, Alexey Feodosievich Wangenheim, the Soviet Union's premier meteorologist, had a date with his wife, Varvara Ivanovna Kurguzova. They had tickets to "Sadko," Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's opera about a merchant's adventures upon the sea and beneath it.
I would like to start off by saying that this book is definitely one of the most creative and experimental works of fiction that I have ever read. With a cast of 166 characters, this book has a unique narrative unlike any other. The year is 1862, and the American people are learning just how bloody and deadly the Civil War is becoming. At home, President Lincoln and his family are facing an even more personal struggle: The devastating death of their 11-year-old son, Willie.
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Selecting a term
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Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
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Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
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