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Siege and Survival
The Odyssey of a Leningrader

Edited By

Elena Skrjabina

ISBN 9781138514522
Published December 18, 2020 by Routledge
186 Pages

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Book Description

Elena Skrjabina's struggle to survive World War II began in 1941, with the blockade of Leningrad, which is described in this section of her diary. Elena, her two sons and mother follow a trail of terror across Lake Ladoga, endure hunger, bombs and the cold before finding safety in Pyatigorsk.

Table of Contents

Leningrad, June 22 1941 to February 6,1942, Exodus February 6 to May 2, 1942, Pyatigorsk May 3 to August 9,1942, Epilogue

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Madame Elena Skrjabina has been Professor of Russian at the University of Iowa since 1960. Norman Luxenburg, the translator, is Chairman of the Department of Russian at Iowa."