Books by Serge Schmemann

Released: Oct. 24, 1997

"Schmemann succeeds where others haven't by refusing to idealize the past and by bringing to his subject an empathy that, perhaps, is his own claim to the Osorgins' spiritual heritage. (62 illustrations, 2 maps, not seen)"
Russia's chaotic but captivating past and present come together in this perceptive narrative of one family's estate and the village life surrounding it. Read full book review >