Original Title: Meine kaukasische Schwiegermutter
With illustrations from Vitali P. Konstantinov
Hardcover with jacket,
12.5 x 18.7 cm,
4.9 x 7.4 Inches
€ 17.99 [D] | € 18.50 [A] | CHF 25.90* (* rec. retail price) recommended retail price
Publishing House: Manhattan
Date of publication:
August 9, 2010
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A hilarious journey to an unknown country with very self-willed inhabitants
It is paradise on earth: sweet melons, busy bees, juicy grapes and dirt-cheap Prada bags by Channel. There is only one possible place for all this — a very special place: the Caucasus. This is where Wladimir Kaminer's mother-in-law and her family live, in Borodinowka on the Steppe Road, a place bursting with joie de vivre and adventure, a place to meet remarkable people in.
It is of them that Wladimir Kaminer has written so delightfully that you can only fall in love with them. Apart from the mother-in-law, Uncle Joe must be mentioned, the staff of the village canteen, painter Gleb Michailowitsch and beekeeper Juri. Add to this a few invisible gerbils and not to forget the little settlement's two freshly combed cows. When German television comes to make a film on "Kaminer Goes Caucasus", Borodinowka goes wild …
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