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    Characters ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ´ Pauls Toutonghi [Red Weather] EBOOK FREE Yuri Balodis is 15 and attending Alexander Hamilton High School in 1989 Milwaukee His parents came to Wisconsin from Latvia where hi

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    [Red Weather] EBOOK FREE “Red Weather” takes a simple idea the working and actions of an adolescent and stretches it in wonderful and engrossing directions In lesser hands Yuri's story could easily have slipped into cliché a typical coming of age story B

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    Characters ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ´ Pauls Toutonghi [Red Weather] EBOOK FREE Pauls Toutonghi ´ 9 Summary This book tells the story of a teenager Yuri and his immigrant parents who live in Milwaukee WI Yuri's life changes as he falls for Hannah a girl who is involved with the socialist movement a movement whose core concepts directly contradict the beliefs of Yuri's parents who emigrated from Soviet controlled Latvia Two key events cause great changes in Yuri's life a late night car accident and the arrival of some of his La

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    Download Red Weather Pauls Toutonghi ´ 9 Summary Characters ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ´ Pauls Toutonghi This book went into my to read list because of its Milwaukee setting But I enjoyed the story of Latvian immigrants struggling to grab the American dream interwoven with their son's angst ridden coming of age Yuri the son gets mixed up with home

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    Download Red Weather Pauls Toutonghi ´ 9 Summary Characters ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ´ Pauls Toutonghi The review on line says it is honest and unflinching I disagree if anything I found it humorous and awkward Awkward in the sense that he recounts teenage moments and feelings that we all would like to forget and humorous be

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    [Red Weather] EBOOK FREE Pauls Toutonghi ´ 9 Summary It took me a while to get into this bookbut then suddenly I really was Reviews have compared the author to David Sedaris and I guess there were moments and the book to The Kite Runner I did not see that at all but I thought there were some Dave Eggers like moments in it I would recommend it enough I could see a lot of people liki

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    Characters ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ´ Pauls Toutonghi [Red Weather] EBOOK FREE Pauls Toutonghi ´ 9 Summary This book was the first I put on my Goodreads 'to read' list in 2009 I've ben trying to tackle that long list lately and I'm so glad I finally got around to reading this one This is the coming of age story of a first generation American teenager in Milwaukee living with his Latvian immigrant parents when the Berlin wall came down on Nov 9 1989 The story is warm and sensitive but saved from sentimentality by its humor alternately slapstick

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    [Red Weather] EBOOK FREE This slim novel set in 1980's Milwaukee explores the life of 16 year old Yuri Balodis and his parents immigrants from Latvia

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    [Red Weather] EBOOK FREE A coming of age story about a Latvian immigrant Yuri in 1989 Milwaukee I read this because I'm from Milwaukee although two generations removed from Yuri I'm still undecided about how I felt about this book it was well written certainly but I did not think Yuri was a very sympathetic character

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Summary ✓ Red Weather Waukee’s Third WardIt’s a turbulent time And when Yuri falls in love with Hannah Graham the daring daughter of a prominent local socialist chaos ensues Within weeks Yuri is ensnared by both Hannah and socialism He joins the staff of the Socialist Worker He starts uoting Lenin and Marx indiscriminatelyHis parents of course are horrified and deeply saddened They try to educate him to show him why in their opinion communism has ruined so many. This book tells the story of a teenager Yuri and his immigrant parents who live in Milwaukee WI Yuri s life changes as he falls for Hannah a girl who is involved with the socialist movement a movement whose core concepts directly contradict the beliefs of Yuri s parents who emigrated from Soviet controlled Latvia Two key events cause great changes in Yuri s life a late night car accident and the arrival of some of his Latvian relativesA key element of this book is Yuri s relationship with his father Another is his struggle to figure out who he really is and what he really believes and valuesI enjoyed reading a book set in Milwaukee because it was easy for me to picture the many places that are mentioned I also enjoyed seeing the development of Yuri s character and how he came to view his family

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Summary ✓ Red Weather The setting is Milwaukee Wisconsin if not America’s heart then at least its liver home to an array of breweries and abandoned factories and down on their luck Eastern European immigrants The year is 1989Revolutions are sweeping through the nations of the Eastern Bloc Communism is unraveling And nobody feels this unraveling piuantly than Yuri Balodis a fifteen year old first generation American living with his Latvian immigrant parents in Mil. Yuri Balodis is 15 and attending Alexander Hamilton High School in 1989 Milwaukee His parents came to Wisconsin from Latvia where his father had once dreamed of becoming a country and western star but now works as a night janitor at a car dealership and drowns his disappointments in bourbon Yuri is a gangly teen and unsure of his life s path but he is a good student and reads widely partly because his mother brings home a variety of books from her job at the Milwaukee Public Library He slips out of their apartment one early morning when he can t sleep and comes across a curious group of protesters who are trying to sell a newspaper titled Socialist Worker to the employees of a produce company One of these is a very pretty girl Yuri recognizes from high school and he is instantly smitten But how can he love a Socialist when he parents sacrificed so much to escape Communism More importantly how ca

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Summary ✓ Red Weather Lives But Yuri is stubborn And his ideological betrayal will have serious conseuences than breaking his parents’ hearts Red Weather is by turns funny and bittersweet tinged with a rueful comic sense that will instantly remind you of the absurd complications of love Pauls Toutonghi’s stunning debut novel is at once reminiscent of Michael Chabon’s The Mysteries of Pittsburgh and Khaled Hosseini’s The Kite Runner From the Hardcover editi. This slim novel set in 1980 s Milwaukee explores the life of 16 year old Yuri Balodis and his parents immigrants from Latvia and escapees from the Stalinist Soviet Union Yuri s infatuation with a classmate daughter of a Socialist professor unleashes a torrent of emotions in the family capped by the unexpected arrival of relatives from Latvia Set against the backdrop of Milwaukee s Third Ward the novel explores the complexity of emotions first generation Americans and their immigrant parent face particularly because Yuri s parents never spoke of their past This is one novel that for me was enhanced by surprising revelations in the epilogue

  • Paperback
  • 272
  • Red Weather
  • Pauls Toutonghi
  • English
  • 08 October 2018
  • 9780307336767