Shattered Silence: Feelings From Former Soviets Struggling with Freedom at Home

This book describes the hopes, hardships and happenings of former Soviets based on the voluminous correspondence and recent visits of the author. The book is a remarkable chronicle of the changes that have occurred in Russia and her neighbours during the last decade. Contains over 60 vignettes filled with hundreds of stories -- illustrated with photographs, cartoons and drawings done by former Soviets themselves.