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Dec 31, 2013
| ISBN 9781551995069
Dec 31, 2013 | ISBN 9781551995069
Barry Broadfoot’s Ordinary Russians artfully recounts the author’s 1987 month-long trip to the Soviet Union. Skillfully combining his own impressions with the storied experiences of Russians from all walks of life, including a trapper, a policewoman, a poet, and fishermen, Broadfoot presents a society in the midst of rapid change.
Barry Broadfoot, born in Winnipeg in 1926, was a child of the Depression. In 1972 he quit his job as Books Editor with the Vancouver Sun to travel the country with a tape recorder. His oral history books — Ten… More about Barry Broadfoot
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