Behind the Border

Behind the Border In charming and poignant vignettes Nina Kossman tells of her childhood in s Moscow Nina wants to become a heroine by awakening Grandfather Lenin during a class trip to his tomb or by painting Re

  • Title: Behind the Border
  • Author: Nina Kossman
  • ISBN: 9780688147426
  • Page: 460
  • Format: Paperback
  • In charming and poignant vignettes, Nina Kossman tells of her childhood in 1960s Moscow Nina wants to become a heroine by awakening Grandfather Lenin during a class trip to his tomb, or by painting Red Square really red But she also finds herself fascinated with life in the forbidden world behind the border BW photos.

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    About "Nina Kossman"

    1. Nina Kossman

      The recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts translation fellowship, a UNESCO PEN Short Story Award, grants from Foundation for Hellenic Culture and Alexander S Onassis Public Benefit Foundation, Nina Kossman is the author of Behind the Border HarperCollins,1994, 1996 and the editor of Gods and Mortals Modern Poems on Classical Myths Oxford University Press, 2001 Her poems in Russian were collected in two books, Pereboi Khudozhestvennaya Literatura, Moscow and Po Pravuyu Ruku Sna Philadelphia She is the translator of two volumes of Marina Tsvetaevas s poetry, In the Inmost Hour of the Soul and Poem of the End Her translations of Russian poetry have been anthologized in Twentieth Century Russian Poetry Doubleday , The Gospels in Our Image Harcourt Brace , The World Treasury of Poetry Norton , and Divine Inspiration Oxford University Press Her short stories and poems were published in many literary magazines, such as Tin House, The Threepenny Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, Columbia, Confrontation, etc Her new book, Story of Little Ai , is a translation, from Russian, of a classic novel for young readers 8 13 , about adventures of a little girl in thirteenth century China.

    545 thoughts on “Behind the Border”

    1. I have just read this to my 8,12 and 14 year oldsey actually responded really well rise to lots of discussion about closed governments and communism. It really made my kids think. It was fun and amusing also. Quick read great to intro the thoughts of a different governing rule. Nice from a kids perspective also!


    2. Nina Kossman spent her early childhood in Russia. She learned that if her beach ball floated way from her on the Black Sea and went toward the Turkish border she would never get it back. Later she tried to erase all the borders on the map so that nothing would separate the world's nations. In school she learns it's heroic to betray one's parents to the government if they are not politically correct. In these memoirs, Nina relates 13 personal anecdotes that show us first hand what life was like f [...]



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