"The Russians have come -- and they're fascinationg. Karbo's first novel, about Soviet emigres in L.A., has passionate characters colliding in love, jealousy, politics, and the ongoing cold war between the sexes. An extraordinary debut that combines compassion with raucous comedy."
-The New York Times
“A captivating first novel concerning Soviet emigres in L.A. whose loves collide and veer in unexpected directions. With sparkling prose and deft wit, Karen Karbo delivers an unforgettable array of all too human characters as they struggle to both assimilate and to understand American culture.”<br>