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Secondhand Time

The Last of the Soviets

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  • 382 Want to read
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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social conditions,
  • Post-communism,
  • Oral history,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesSecond hand time
    StatementSvetlana Alexievich ; translated by Bela Shayevich
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDK510.76 .A44913 2016
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 470 pages
    Number of Pages470
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27212362M
    ISBN 100399588809
    ISBN 109780399588808
    LC Control Number2016005925
    OCLC/WorldCa939597136

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    Catalog Secondhand time» Book Bringing together dozens of voices in her distinctive documentary style, Secondhand Time is a monument to the collapse of the USSR, charting the decline of Soviet culture and speculating on what will rise from the ashes of communism. As in all her books, Alexievich gives voice to women and men whose stories. Secondhand Time The Last of the Soviets (Book): Aleksievich, Svetlana: Alexievich charts the decline of Soviet culture and speculates on what will rise from the ashes of communism. Alexievich gives voice to women and men whose stories are lost in the official narratives of nation-states, creating [an] alternative history from the personal and private stories of individuals.


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"Secondhand time" is a book about life and death, suffering, tragedy, the human condition and what life is like in a space that encompasses a world not totally forgotten, that of the Soviet Union, and one not totally understood, crony capitalism moving in the direction of new-age fascism/5().

Secondhand Time: The Last of the Soviets is an honest internal dialogue that is taking place, once again, in the kitchens where people gathered to eat, drink, talk, and sleep on the large masonry stoves. Their only little patch of freedom/5(K). "Secondhand time" is a book about life and death, suffering, tragedy, Secondhand Time book human condition and what life is like in a space that encompasses a world not totally forgotten, that of the Soviet Union, and one not totally understood, crony capitalism moving in the direction of new-age fascism/5().

It is the contrast between these two countries — as felt by people living in the second but remembering the first — that is the subject of “Secondhand Time,” her first book to appear in. In her latest book, the Nobel Prize for Literature winner Svetlana Alexievich weaves together dozens of voices from the former-Soviet Union, including Gulag survivors, ex Author: Max Liu.

About Secondhand Time. NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A symphonic oral history about the disintegration of the Soviet Union and the emergence of a new Russia, from Svetlana Alexievich, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST AND PUBLISHERS WEEKLY • LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE WINNER.

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From the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, Svetlana Alexievich, comes the first English translation of her latest work, an oral history of the disintegration of the Soviet Union and the emergence of a new Russia. Bringing together dozens of voices in her distinctive documentary style, Secondhand Time is a monument to the collapse of the USSR, charting the decline of Soviet culture 4/5(16).

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Second-hand Time is the latest work from Svetlana Alexievich, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature. Here she brings together the voices of dozens of witnesses to the collapse of the USSR in a formidable attempt to chart the disappearance of a culture and to surmise what new kind of man may emerge from the rubble/5(68).

These blinks give some revolutionary insights into an epoch-making time in Russia’s history. The author presents an oral history of Russia’s transition from Stalinism to capitalism in which she lets people who were there tell their stories.

In Secondhand Time (), her witnesses tell us what it means to be Russian, then and now. All of them lived through this transitional period, but. Secondhand, Travels In The New Global Garage Sale, is an in-depth look at what happens to your "stuff" when you dispose of it.

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In Secondhand Time, Nobel Prize winner, Svetlana Alexievich chronicles the demise of ay Russian citizens recount the past thirty years, showing us what life was like during the fall of the Soviet Union and what it’s like to live in the new Russia left in its wake.3/4(13).