Проблески во тьме (Glimmers in the Darkness). Александра Львовна Толстая. Countess Alexandra Tolstaya. Washington: Литературно-художественный кружок в Калифорнии, 1965. 242 pages, frontis portrait of author. Alexandra Lvovna Tolstaya (1884-1979), also known by her nickname Sasha, was the youngest daughter and secretary of the great Russian writer Leo Tolstoy. This book is a portrait of Russian life during 1917-1929 and documents her struggle to save Yasnaya Polyana, her father's estate, from the Bolsheviks, where she was born. She was forced to leave the Soviet Union in 1929 and ultimately founded the Tolstoy Foundation, a non-profit charitable and philanthropic organization.
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