Panic in a Suitcase Summary
Yelena Akhtiorskaya

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Panic in a Suitcase Summary

“Panic in a Suitcase” is a contemporary novel of family and literature by Yelena Akhtiorskaya. The novel follows the lives of the members of the Nasmertov family, natives of Odessa, Ukraine, as they live in, or visit, New York’s Brighton Beach – and as, 15 years later, young Frida travels to her family’s homeland to write a biography of her poet uncle.

When the novel begins, it is 1993, and family matriarch...

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