Margaret Paxson author of "Solovyovo"
The ancient truths of Russia still survive in her tiny village where aging relatives use shared memory to understand this world and the world of wonders beyond. With this resource they have weathered the tides of a tribal past, a Czarist history and seven decades of communism. Now in the unsettled post-communist era these ancient rhythms of life still sustain them. Margaret Paxson explains how.