In a turbulent political atmosphere, Alec’s sense of personal identity seems to churn as much as the world around him. Born and raised Ukrainian on American soil, Alec’s loyalty lies within his European heritage. Entering college in the midst of the 1970s, Alec attempts to figure out his own life within a world that is witnessing war and a major cultural shift. But as Alec travels to Europe and becomes entangled with the KGB, he grapples with his personal and cultural identity, and works to reconcile both within his life.
Deftly written with a keen focus on the Ukrainian culture, author Daniel Hryhorczuk weaves a journey of self discovery through one of the most vibrant times in recent history. Readers will share in the inner turmoil and political conflict that Alec experiences, but will revel as he discovers and accepts who he truly is....Continua