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    Soviet Daughter
    A Graphic Revolution

    by Julia Alekseyeva

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    • Author: Julia Alekseyeva
    • Publisher: Microcosm Publishing
    • ISBN: 9781621069690 (1621069699)
    • Release date: January 10, 2017
    • Awards: VLA Graphic Novel Diversity Award for Adult (2017)
    • Genres: memoir, history, comics, russia, biography, jewish, war
    • Format: paperback, 192 pages
    • Language: english

    About The Book

    Born in 1910 to a poor, Jewish family outside of Kiev, Lola lived through the Bolshevik revolution, a horrifying civil war, Stalinist purges, and the Holocaust. She taught herself to read, and supported her extended family working as a secretary for the notorious NKVD (which became the KGB) and later as a lieutenant for the Red Army. Her family, including 4-year-old Yulia, moved to the U.S. in the wake of Chernobyl and forged a new life.

    Soviet Daughter united two generations of strong, independent women against a sweeping backdrop of the history of the USSR. Like Sarah Glidden in How to Understand Israel in 60 Days or Less , or Marjane Satrapi in Persepolis , Alekseyeva deftly combines compelling stories of women finding their way in the world with an examination o the ties we all have with out families, ethnicities, and the still-fresh traumas of the 20th century.

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