Why Birches Are White reveals the power of a glance, a touch, and a kiss to change profoundly the orderly, predictable lives of an American man and a Russian woman. It is a love story written on two different canvasses: a realistic, insightful black and white portrayal of contemporary Russian life and a bright, fresh impressionist reaction to America's past and present. In the summer of 1987, average Americans and Russians walked from Leningrad t...
By Elena S. Smith
Paperback: 256 pages
Publisher: BookSurge Publishing (April 7, 2006)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.6 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 7370250
Format: PDF ePub TXT ebook
I loved this book beginning to end. It not only reveals a wonderful love story (as a guy, this is not my usual thing), but it gives the reader great insights into what it was like in Russia at the time of glastnost. It is clear that the writer actu