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Bittersweet coming of age story captures confusion and conflicts of immigrant life in 1920's Chicago

On Bittersweet Place

By Ronna Wineberg

Relegation Books: Sept. 1, 2014

265 pages

On Bittersweet Place is the coming-of-age tale of Lena Czernitski, a 12-year-old girl living in Chicago with her Russian immigrant family during the 1920s. 350 more words

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Review: One More Year: Stories

The collection of short stories in One More Year: Stories, by Sana Krasikov, concerns the former Soviet Union and its grip on individuals.

The characters in the stories have an innateness about them that binds them to their country in one fashion or another.  332 more words