Black square : adventures in Post-Soviet Ukraine

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New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 2016.
First American edition.
9780393247978, 039324797X
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xv, 288 pages : maps ; 25 cm


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New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 2016.
First American edition.
9780393247978, 039324797X


General Note
"First published in Great Britain under the title Black Square: Adventures in the Post-Soviet World" -- title page verso.
Includes bibliographical references.
"This captivating and original narrative blends politics, history, and reportage in a street-level account of a vexing and troubled region. In the tradition of Elif Batuman and Ian Frazier, Black Square presents an evocative, multidimensional portrait of Ukrainian life under the shadow of Putin. In vivid, original prose, Sophie Pinkham draws us into the fascinating lives of her contemporaries--a generation that came of age after the fall of the USSR, only to see protestors shot on Kiev's main square, Maidan; Crimea annexed by Russia; and a bitter war in eastern Ukraine. Amid the rubble, Pinkham tells stories that convey a youth culture flourishing within a tragically corrupt state. We meet a charismatic, drug-addicted doctor helping to smooth the transition to democracy, a Bolano-esque art gallerist prone to public nudity, and a Russian Jewish clarinetist agitating for Ukrainian liberation. With a deep knowledge of Slavic literature and a keen, outsider's eye for the dark absurdity of post-Soviet society, Pinkham delivers an indelible impression of a country on the brink."--Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Pinkham, S. (2016). Black square: adventures in Post-Soviet Ukraine (First American edition.). W.W. Norton & Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Pinkham, Sophie. 2016. Black Square: Adventures in Post-Soviet Ukraine. New York: W.W. Norton & Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Pinkham, Sophie. Black Square: Adventures in Post-Soviet Ukraine New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2016.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Pinkham, Sophie. Black Square: Adventures in Post-Soviet Ukraine First American edition., W.W. Norton & Company, 2016.

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