By Birute Putrius
Spanning 40 years and continents, Lost Birds weaves a story of Irene Matas and her buddies, who arrive as young ones in Chicago after the second one international battle and start to puzzle out what it ability to be American. those interconnected tales persist with the citizens on Talman highway who fled the Soviet takeover in their country. whereas the oldsters, unwell with nostalgia and grief for his or her misplaced native land, grasp to their outdated methods, their conflicted childrens are torn among allegiance to their mom and dad and the brilliant allure of America.
As Irene and her stressed neighbors come of age within the sixties, they start to develop past their shut yet insular local, yet nonetheless consider attracted to their past.
When after a long time, the most unlikely happens—the Iron Curtain eventually falls—some go back to go to relations purely to discover their state ravaged by way of the Soviets. Irene returns to discover anything she by no means expected.
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Lost Birds by Birute Putrius