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By Grace Kennan Warnecke

ISBN-10: 0822945207

ISBN-13: 9780822945208

Grace Kennan Warnecke's memoir is ready a existence lived at the fringe of historical past. Daughter of 1 of the main influential diplomats of the 20 th century, spouse of the scion of a newspaper dynasty and mom of the youngest proprietor of an incredible league baseball staff, Grace ultimately stumbled on her manner out from less than the shadows of others to forge a dynamic occupation of her own.

Born in Latvia, Grace lived in seven nations and spoke 5 languages earlier than the age of 11. As a baby, she witnessed Hitler’s march into Prague, attended a Soviet university in the course of international struggle II, and sailed the seas together with her father. In a multi-faceted occupation, she labored as a certified photographer, tv manufacturer, and publication editor and critic. ultimately, like her father, she grew to become a Russian professional, yet of a really assorted variety. She observed Ted Kennedy and his relatives to Russia, escorted Joan Baez to Moscow to fulfill with dissident Andrei Sakharov, and hosted Josef Stalin’s daughter at the kinfolk farm after Svetlana defected to the USA. whereas operating her personal consulting corporation in Russia, she witnessed the breakup of the Soviet Union, and later turned director of a women’s monetary empowerment venture in a newly self reliant Ukraine.

Daughter of the chilly War is a story of these kinds of adventures and a lot more. This compelling and evocative memoir permits readers to stick with Grace's outstanding course via lifestyles – a whirlwind trip of survival, hazard, and self-discovery via a kaleidoscope of many nations, historical occasions, and interesting people.

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