A Hero in His Time

Arthur A. Cohen, Author University of Chicago Press $14 (280p) ISBN 978-0-226-11252-7
Muscovite Yuri Maximovich, a middle-aged Jewish poet, is unexpectedly appointed Soviet representative to a music congress in New York, where he reads poems, has a love affair and is forced to provide a service for the KGB. PW praised this Cohen work, too, calling it ""an appealing story, skillfully told.'' (March)
Reviewed on: 02/01/1988
Release date: 01/01/1988
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