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Siberian Dream By Irina Pantaeva

Siberian Dream by Irina Pantaeva

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Summary

The tale of a courageous young woman. Irina Pantaeva was born in communist Siberia, where individuality was stifled. Her parents refused to join the Communist Party, and Irina, picked by a talent scout to star in a Soviet film, went on to conquer the fashion world and become an international model.

Siberian Dream Summary

Siberian Dream by Irina Pantaeva

My people were nomads for millennia, and in time, their blood compelled me across the world...." orn into an ancient indigenous Siberian culture, Irina Pantaeva came of age with a rich heritage of spirituality and creativity that was often at odds with the world around her - a world in which individuality was stifled. As a girl, she began to associate the simple act of getting dressed every day with freedom of self-expression, a freedom that almost landed her in a juvenile home. Picked by a talent scout to star in a Soviet film, Irina came to Moscow, a city in which old borders and ideologies were collapsing. Embarking on an odyssey through a Moscow of wild parties and Russian rock stars, Irina witnessed the terrifying uncertainty of a new nation in turmoil. Amid the change and corruption, she lost a beloved friend to political violence, saw others fall prey to drugs and prostitution, and was nearly killed herself on a darkened road outside the city. hen, against all odds, she ventured on an impossible journey to Paris, where she struggled to break into the fashion industry, still enduring rejection because her exotic beauty was not readily accepted. Irina's moving tale culminat

About Irina Pantaeva

Irina Pantaeva has been featured in magazines around the world from Vogue, Elle and Bazaar to The New York Times Magazine, The Times and The New Yorker. She has also appeared in television and films, including most recently Mortal Kombat, Third Rock From the Sun and Woody Allen's forthcoming Celebrity. She lives in New York.

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GOR002625862
9780553812404
0553812408
Siberian Dream by Irina Pantaeva
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Transworld Publishers Ltd
1999-03-04
320
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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