A Russian Journal
Publish date: July 1st 2005
Pages no: 212
Edition language: English
, Non Fiction
bookshelves: published-1948, tbr-busting-2015, travel, nonfiction, journalism, author-in-the-mirror, autobiography-memoir, art-forms, dec-2015-free-for-all, russia, soviet, lit-crit, politics, censorship, winter-20152016 Read from December 02 to 05, 2015 Description: Just after the iron curtain...
In my journey to read all things Steinbeck (I'm well over half way now) I have a brief layover in Russia. Steinbeck visited Soviet Russia in 1947 accompanied by photographer Robert Capa. The fact one of America's most prized writers at the time was allowed into the Soviet Union with an acclaimed pho...
Overall a good book. Steinbeck and Capa have a great chemistry going on that flows throughout their travels. Robert Capa (the photographer) writes a small chapter of his disgust and annoyance (more of a rant in form of a letter). It sheds some light and humor on the trip and gives a perspective diff...