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SHATTERED SILENCE: Feelings from Former Soviets Struggling with Freedom at Home

DESCRIPTION: Describes the hopes, hardships, and happenings of individuals in the former Soviet Union, based on the voluminous correspondence and recent visits of the author, and captured in more than 60 fascinating vignettes filled with hundreds of moving and delightful stories that reinforce 16 verbatim letters and dozens of extended excerpts. The book is illustrated with photographs of the correspondents as well as art work contributed by former Soviets themselves. Shattered Silence chronicles the remarkable changes that have occurred in Russia and its neighbors during this decade in a way that newspapers won’t and television can’t.

AUTHOR: Barbara DeKovner-Mayer

ISBN: 0-935047-13-1

PRICE: $14.95

PUBLICATION: Softbound—53/8"x 83/8"; 160 pages Illustrated with 15photographs; 6 drawings; Index


PUBLISHER: The Americas Group, 520 S. Sepulveda Blvd., Suite 204, Los Angeles, CA 90049-3534 USA (310) 476-6374E-mail:

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