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By Adolf Shvedchikov,Michael Dediu

approximately 2500 years after Pythagoras recommended that the Earth was once around, 2320 years after Aristotle, following the lessons of the Pythagoreans, had asserted a similar, and had declared that the nice Asiatic Empire may be reached via crusing westwardly, 1940 after Seneca proven this view, and affirmed that India might be reached during this manner, and 501 years after the Italian, born in Genoa, Christopher Columbus came upon the USA, a Russian, the well-regarded poet Dr. Shvedchikov, rediscovers the US, within the related yr, 1993, whilst the Pentium microprocessor for desktops is produced, the area huge internet is created, the sunshine emitting diodes have been invented, house go back and forth Endeavour venture to fix an optical flaw within the Hubble area Telescope occurs, and the U.S. and Russia signal the beginning II treaty calling for bilateral aid of strategic nuclear weapons.
This booklet is predicated on Dr. Shvedchikov’s selection 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 position in organizing and assisting this travel.
This beautiful e-book, 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 house, and also will remind us of Seneca’s aphorism:
Si vis amari, ama (If you need to be enjoyed, love).

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