What do you think of those Russian brides? What do they think of YOU?
International marriages bring a substantial number of newcomers to the US and contribute to the transformation of the basic institution of society — the family. When men are from Mars and women are aliens, the marital dynamic can be quite dramatic.
A Russian-born journalist, Ms. Popova shines a blinding light on some of the amusing and amazing oddities that are revealed when an outsider takes a blunt look at how we live.
About the Author
Elena Popova holds a master’s degree in journalism and has worked as a staff writer, film director, book contributor, and TV personality, writing for Russian and European media and directing documentaries on ecology, science, and culture.
Ms. Popova writes principally on topics in international affairs, social issues, education, and current events. She resides in the Pacific Northwest, where the combination of the ocean and volcanoes is an irresistible attraction.
About the Book
The American dream has been part of world mythology for generations now. As the land of opportunity, America still entices people from around the world to taste it for themselves. Marrying an American has been one of the most...
In traditional Russian manner, foreigners are always allowed to go first, so I will begin with some observations of the American lifestyle. This story is not simply and solely about alien women’s issues, but just as much about Americans and America, including things that usually are left unsaid. “One of our...
LC Classification: HQ1032.P67 2008
Dewey code: 306.84'50973--dc22
BISAC: SOC007000 SOCIAL SCIENCE / Emigration & Immigration
BISAC: FAM030000 FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Marriage
BISAC: FAM037000 FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Prejudice
Price: USD 22.95
Price: USD 32.95
Price: USD 22.95