Wealth and family privilege are no match for the brutal forward march of two armies intent on eliminating each other. As a teenager, Anastasia Saporito discovered just that truth as she and her family found themselves exiled, vulnerable, and no longer able to call on their societal standing and accumulated riches as the Soviet and German armies converged during World War II. Saporito recounts in vivid detail the difficulties of her childhood as the daughter of White Russian aristocrats forced to flee their native Russia for refuge in Yugoslavia. In Ancient Furies/iThe Lieutenant and I jumped to run toward the train, afraid it might start moving. The bridge repairs ... The Lieutenant, holding my pillowcase, ran to the flat car where the Colonel had been, and I jumped into the first freight car. I looked back toanbsp;...
|Author||:||ANASTASIA V. SAPORITO, Donald L. Saporito|
|Publisher||:||Potomac Books, Inc. - 2014-02-01|