Cafe Europa by Slavenka Drakulic
Life After Communism

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One of Eastern Europe's most acclaimed writers offers a brilliant work of political reportage--filtered through her own experience--which shows that Europe is still a divided continent, with the East separated--and ostracized--from the West by prejudice and intolerance.
 

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Slavenka Drakulic was born in Croatia in 1949. The author of several works of nonfiction and novels, she has written for The New York Times, The Nation, The New Republic, and numerous publications around the world.
 
Published February 1, 1997 by W. W. Norton & Company. 213 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Travel. Non-fiction

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Nevertheless, these 24 essays, written between 1992 and 1996, are informed by the author's image of the lands of Eastern Europe as the ``infantile nations of our continent,'' sharing a common desire--``our longing for Europe and all that it stands for.'' General readers interested in unders...

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Drakulic (How We Survived Communism and Even Laughed) notes that Eastern Europeans are so anxious to become like their Western counterparts that every city and town has a Cafe Europa that is a pale im

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Drakulic (How We Survived Communism and Even Laughed) notes that Eastern Europeans are so anxious to become like their Western counterparts that every city and town has a Cafe Europa that is a pale imitation of similar establishments in Paris and Rome.

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