This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Slavenka Drakulic - This Croatian writer was a feminist.
Communists - These individuals ran the state.
Tanja - This depressed friend committed suicide.
Jolanta - This Polish translator was a fan of pizza.
Tito - This individual served as a dictator in Yugoslavia.
Zofia - This believer recited the words to the liturgy at midnight mass.
Rumiana - This Bulgarian movie director gave beauty products to young women.
Slavenka's Grandmother - This individual believed washing machines to be inadequate.
Ulrike - This person was imprisoned in East Germany.
Slavenka's Daughter -...
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