Tattered Cloak And Other Stories by Nina BerberovaTattered Cloak And Other Stories by Nina Berberova

Tattered Cloak And Other Stories

byNina BerberovaTranslated byMarian Schwartz

Paperback | July 31, 2001

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First published in Europe in the 1930s and '40s, these searing, evocative stories by the late emigre writer Nina Berberova (1901-1993) are portraits of the lives of Russian exiles in Paris on the eve of World War II. The protagonists range from housekeepers and waiters to shabby-genteel aristocrats and intellectuals -- but all are united in a haunting displacement from their pasts, and all share a troubling uncertainty about the future.
Born in 1901 in pre-Revolutionary St. Petersburg, Russia, Nina Berberova emigrated in 1922, living in several European countries before settling in the United States. She wrote frequently for the leading journals and anthologies of the first wave of the Russian emigration. The Italics Are Mine (1969), her autobiography, is an important...
Title:Tattered Cloak And Other StoriesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:307 pages, 8 × 5.3 × 0.9 inPublished:July 31, 2001Publisher:WW NortonLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0811214737

ISBN - 13:9780811214735