How We Survived Communism and Even Laughed

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Hailed by feminists as one of the most important contributions to women's studies in the last decade, this gripping, beautifully written account describes the daily struggles of women under the Marxist regime in the former republic of Yugoslavia."A thoughtful, beautifully written collection of essays...blending provocative analysis with the texture of everyday life." "--New York Times Book Review"

"An invaluable account of the cumulative weariness of the soul brought on by daily life in an Eastern European country."--Vivian GornickA

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[( By Drakulic, Slavenka ( Author )How We Survived Communism & Even Laughed Paperback May- 12-1993 )]

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An invaluable account of the cumulative weariness of the soul brought on by daily life in an Eastern European country. --Vivian Gornick, critic and essayist (National Book Award nominee)"

Seldom has such a narrative been so spirited and immediate. --Christopher Hitchens"

She is a writer and journalist whose voice belongs to the world. --Gloria Steinem"

A thoughtful, beautifully written collection of essays...blending provocative analysis with the texture of everyday life. --New York Times Book Review"

Not only the first ever grassroots feminist critique of communism, it s one of our first glimpses into real peoples lives in pre revolutionary Eastern Europe. My world is twice as large as it was before I read this book. [Drakulic] is a brave, funny, wise and wonderfully gifted writer. --New York Times-bestselling author Barbara Ehrenreich"

"She is a writer and journalist whose voice belongs to the world."--Gloria Steinem

"A thoughtful, beautifully written collection of essays...blending provocative analysis with the texture of everyday life."--New York Times Book Review

"An invaluable account of the cumulative weariness of the soul brought on by daily life in an Eastern European country."--Vivian Gornick, critic and essayist (National Book Award nominee)

"Seldom has such a narrative been so spirited and immediate."--Christopher Hitchens

"Not only the first ever grassroots feminist critique of communism, it's one of our first glimpses into real peoples' lives in pre-revolutionary Eastern Europe. My world is twice as large as it was before I read this book.... [Drakulic] is a brave, funny, wise and wonderfully gifted writer."--New York Times-bestselling author Barbara Ehrenreich

-She is a writer and journalist whose voice belongs to the world.---Gloria Steinem

-A thoughtful, beautifully written collection of essays...blending provocative analysis with the texture of everyday life.---New York Times Book Review

-An invaluable account of the cumulative weariness of the soul brought on by daily life in an Eastern European country.---Vivian Gornick, critic and essayist (National Book Award nominee)

-Seldom has such a narrative been so spirited and immediate.---Christopher Hitchens

-Not only the first ever grassroots feminist critique of communism, it's one of our first glimpses into real peoples' lives in pre-revolutionary Eastern Europe. My world is twice as large as it was before I read this book.... [Drakulic] is a brave, funny, wise and wonderfully gifted writer.---New York Times-bestselling author Barbara Ehrenreich

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