The days of ease are all too brief as the Depression strikes, and she loses everything yet again. Against the backdrop of the Russian Revolution and World War I Europe, Zoya, young cousin to the Tsar, flees St. Petersburg to Paris to find safety. From the roaring twenties to the 1980' s, Zoya remains a rare and spirited woman whose legacy will live on. Her entire world forever changed, she faces hard times and joins the Ballet Russe in Paris. And it is her family that comes to mean everything to her. It is her career, and the man she meets in the course of it, which ultimately save her, as she rebuilds her life through the war years and beyond. And then, when life is kind to her, Zoya moves on to a new and glittering life in New York.
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|Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya Книга по Требованию Lambert M. S. |
Zoya Anatolyevna Kosmodemyanskaya, alternatively Romanised as Kosmodem' yanskaya (Russian: ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ) (September 13, 1923 – November 29, 1941) was a Soviet partisan,and a Hero of the Soviet Union (awarded posthumously). She is one of the most revered martyrs of the Soviet Union. Kosmodemyansky family name was constructed by joining the names of Saints Cosmas and Damian (Kosma and Demyan in Russian). Kosmodemyansky were priests of Russian Orthodox Church since 17th century. Zoya' s grandfather Saint Pyotr Kosmodemyansky was murdered in 1918 by a militant for his opposition to blasphemy.