From the book
jacket: a poignant and comic first
novel about a delightfully sincere
modern-day muse. We meet Tanya as a
typical Russian girl, living with her
bookish professor mother in a drab
Soviet apartment. As a teenager, Tanya
becomes obsessed with Dostoevsky and
settles on her lifes calling: she will
be the companion to a great writer. Her
memoirs tell of her immigration to New
York after college, the stifling
expectations of her Brighton Beach
cousins, and the crucial moment in a
bookshop on the Upper West Side, where
Tanya attends a reading by Mark
Schneider, a Significant New York
Tanya soon moves in with Mark, ready to ...
Blood at the Root
"A gripping, timely, and important examination of American racism."
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