Moonlight in Odessa
– absolutely new book about Odesa and Odesa girl looking for a better life in the USA.Daria is twenty-five and has an engineering degree. She’s bright, talented and - especially now she’s got a set of new teeth - attractive. But as her home is Odessa in Ukraine she feels her possibilities are limited - not least in her choice of men. Much as she loves her homeland, it’s not long before she starts to succumb to the American dream. Daria is the heroine of a new novel, Moonlight in Odessa, that delves with wit and poignancy into the world of email brides. Its author, Janet Skeslien Charles, joins Jenni.
The author worked in Odesa for 2 years in the middle of 1990-ies as an English teacher. She really knows the city and the time and the book is rather interesting.