Soviet Women: Walking the Tightrope

Francine Du Plessix Gray, Author, Francine du Plessix Gray, Author Anchor Books $15 (228p) ISBN 978-0-385-41733-4
Gender stereotypes, fragile families, sexual frigidity and limited knowledge or use of birth control are rampant in the U.S.S.R., where women are expected to have both full-time jobs and large families. According to PW , ``Gray's series of sharply focused, brilliantly incisive vignettes add up to a remarkably revealing, often surprising profile of Soviet women under glasnost .'' (June)
Reviewed on: 04/29/1991
Release date: 05/01/1991
Hardcover - 213 pages - 978-0-385-24757-3
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