Two Lives, One Russia

Title:                      Two Lives, One Russia

Author:                  Nicholas Daniloff

Daniloff, Nicholas (1988). Two Lives, One Russia. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co.

LCCN:    88016255

PN4874.D353 A3 1988


Date Updated:  May 3, 2017

This review is by John C. Campbell.[1]

Not the usual book by the usual Moscow correspondent. Daniloff’s plot shifts the scene back and forth between his search for his ancestral heritage (his great-great-grandfather was a Russian officer involved in the Decembrist revolt of 1825) and his own harrowing experience when arrested as an alleged American spy in 1986. The book has appeal as a personal story and in the process tells a great deal about Russia and the Russians.

[1] John C. Campbell in Foreign Affairs (Winter 1988/89)

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