Book for Granddaughters

Svetlana Alliluyeva


For the first time, Stalin’s daughter describes in most revealing and painful details her travails of seventeen years in the U.S.. In her second volume of memoirs Svetlana Alliluyeva describes her disenchantment with her life in the United States, her journey to England and the eventual enticement back to her family in the USSR, and second escape back to the United States.

Unable to rekindle a relationship his her two children, Alliluyeva decides to leave Moscow for Georgia where she both welcomed as a symbol of their national pride, and also as the one who betrayed Stalin’s vision. Finding no inner peace Alliluyeva begins her struggle to return back to the United States, where she encounters endless difficulties.

163 pages