Exit Into History: A Journey Through The New Eastern Europe by Eva HoffmanExit Into History: A Journey Through The New Eastern Europe by Eva Hoffman

Exit Into History: A Journey Through The New Eastern Europe

byEva Hoffman

Paperback | October 1, 1994

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In this arresting, intimate narrative journey, award-winning Eva Hoffman returns to her Polish homeland and five other countries—Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, and the two nations of the former Czechoslovakia—historically transformed by the demise of Communism. The result is the penetrating personal odyssey across the “other Europe” and a vivid portrayal of a landscape in the midst of change. Hoffman combines the wise perspective of an outsider and the passionate concern of a native daughter to illuminate the forces informing the region’s complex politics as she captures the texture of everyday life in a world in flux.
 
“Indispensable for anyone who wants to seriously come to grips with the experience of Eastern Europe.”—The Cleveland Plain Dealer
 
“Complex and full of the unexpected . . . Hoffman earns our trust as an observer.”—Tina Rosenberg, New York Newsday
 
“Written with incredible literary talent and intellectual soundness . . . An indispensable clue for anyone who is keen to understand how the new Europe is emerging from the debris of the Cold War period.”—Ryszard Kapuscinski
Eva Hoffman was born in Krakow, Poland, and emigrated to America in her teens. She is the author of Lost in Translation, Exit Into History, Shtetl, The Secret, and After Such Knowledge. She is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Whiting Award, and an award from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. Hoffman l...
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Title:Exit Into History: A Journey Through The New Eastern EuropeFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:432 pages, 7.7 × 5.1 × 1.1 inShipping dimensions:7.7 × 5.1 × 1.1 inPublished:October 1, 1994Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0140145494

ISBN - 13:9780140145496

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In this intimate narrative journey, Hoffman returns to her Polish homeland and five other countries--Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, and the two nations of the former Czechoslovakia--to vividly portray a landscape in the midst of change. "Alert and intuitive".--The Washington Post