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A Short History of Tractors in Ukranian
Nadezhda is immediately suspicious when her eighty-four year old Ukrainian father falls hopelessly in love with a woman less than half his age (who he describes as “Botticelli's Venus....with superior breasts”) and plans to marry her so she can emigrate from the Ukraine to England. Valentina, the busty bottle-blonde divorcee who has her sights set on Nadezhda's father, Nikolai, proves to be an impressive adversary who will stop at nothing to live the...