Dosha : Flight of the Russian Gypsies (Hardcover)

Author: Meyer, Sonia

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In 1956 Khrushchevs Thaw triggers the Hungarian Revolution and upheaval in the Soviet Empire. During Khrushchevs first state visit to Helsinki, Dosha, star rider of the Soviet Dressage Team and her horse defect with the help of local Gypsies. The novel follows the life of Dosha, a Gypsy in disguise. It offers unique insight into the tribal life of nomadic Gypsies, who under Stalin joined partisans fighting Nazi invaders, only to face entrapment during Khrushchevs Thaw. By then Dosha and her talented circus horse have been drafted into the dressage team in Leningrad. Navigating political intrigue, narrowly escaping discovery by the KGB, she enters a love forbidden to Gypsy women. One goal remains uppermost in her mind leading her tribe and her horse to freedom in the West.


Publisher Pathway Book Service
Mfg Part# 9780982711514
SKU 217623459
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0982711514
Release Date 11/1/2010
Dimensions (in Inches) 10H x 6.5L x 1.5T
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0354
Publisher Wilderness House Press
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