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Elena Gorokhova

3.71 of 5 Votes: 4
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Books by Elena Gorokhova
Goodbye Leningrad (2009)
3.71 of 5 Votes: 1
A very nice memoir of a young girl coming of age behind the Iron Curtain. I felt like maybe too many years were covered in a relatively small number of pages and it sapped the book of some of its potential. The emotional connection between the author and the reader never really develops. It com...
Russian Tattoo: A Memoir (2000)
4 of 5 Votes: 2
Loved it! Gorokhova's writing weaves from present day U.S. to her past life in the U.S.S.R., giving the reader a great perspective of how challenging it can be for any immigrant coming to this country. Definitely thought-provoking on how easy we have it in the USA and made me ever more thankful f...
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