The region that is home to Eugenia Ginzburg and her family.
A lakeside resort town, which is the location of a Soviet secret police barracks.
The nightmarish place to which Eugenia Ginzburg, Julia Karepova, and hundreds of other convicted women are sent.
A forced labor camp located in Siberia.
A remote forced labor camp where Ginzburg is ultimately sent and nearly dies.
The capital of Soviet Russia.
Fish Bone Needles
Prisoners use these to mend clothing.
Prisoners are given two cubes of this a day.
In some prisons, like Butyrki, prisoners may receive this from their relatives.
This can be purchased from the prison stores..
The women carefully tend and mend this as it is in short supply in prison.
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