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approximately 2500 years after Pythagoras steered that the Earth used to be around, 2320 years after Aristotle, following the lessons of the Pythagoreans, had asserted an identical, and had declared that the good Asiatic Empire might be reached by way of crusing westwardly, 1940 after Seneca proven this view, and affirmed that India may be reached during this manner, and 501 years after the Italian, born in Genoa, Christopher Columbus stumbled on the United States, a Russian, the well-regarded poet Dr. Shvedchikov, rediscovers the US, within the comparable 12 months, 1993, whilst the Pentium microprocessor for desktops is produced, the realm extensive internet is created, the sunshine emitting diodes have been invented, area commute Endeavour venture to fix an optical flaw within the Hubble area Telescope occurs, and the united states and Russia signal the beginning II treaty calling for bilateral aid of strategic nuclear weapons.
This booklet is predicated on Dr. Shvedchikov’s number of notes approximately his first commute within the US, and on their translation in Russian. It has to be pointed out that Barbara DeKovner-Mayer and Godfrey Harris had a key function in organizing and aiding this travel.
This attractive publication, with very encouraged and humoristic descriptions of his travels, will surely have, with his six poetry books, a visual position within the English and Russian literary area, and also will remind us of Seneca’s aphorism:
Si vis amari, ama (If you need to be enjoyed, love).

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