Early morning, December 12, 2014: The Town of Russell school bus, a veritable light show of blinking and flashing amber and red and strobe lights, flies past in the pre-dawn darkness. The temperature hovers either side of freezing. The forest, gray and white save where for the spruce stand stark and black, is covered in hoarfrost, the fields in snow. I cross-country ski every day, the snow so right that it seems I fly over the fields. Deer and bobcat use my tracks to avoid deep snow.
Ледоход/Spirit Falls (Dual Language Russian-English)
Ледоход/Spirit Falls provides a dual-language facing page paperback suitable for either Russian- or English-language students, the first novel in Robert Townsend's Long War Series.In 1947, the Soviet security services named the United States as 'the main enemy.’ The Cold War was joined. Four teens, born half-worlds apart, children of their nations' greatest generation, come of age in the 1950s, each in their small-town Eden, cast out to encounter one another on the front lines in the war for control of the imagination.More info →