Galina Briskin was born in Moscow, Russia. She graduated from the Institute of Foreign Languages and worked as an Intourist guide from 1956 to 1964. For 14 years after that, she was an editor - first at APN Publishing house and then later at Meditsina. Her work as an interpreter piqued her fascination with freedom and life in America. She immigrated to the United States with her husband, medical doctor and a scientist, who was invited to work at the Salk Institute, and their two daughters. In a few years she became a successful real estate broker and opened her own company.
After her husband's death she remarried. She lives in La Jolla, Southern California. Her two daughters received good education, are professionally successful and happy
with their families. Galina Briskin has five grandchildren born in America. One of them is already a medical doctor, like his grandfather.
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by Galina Briskin
Galina Briskin's exciting new novel, "Optimistic Woman" is largely a autobiographical novel. "The impossible is possible" - you can determine the life motto of Pauline, the heroine of the book, This is a truly fascinating story about an immigrant from Russia being able to find success and happiness and work towards a free society after walking down a thorny road.
Journey from Russia
by Galina Briskin
Published: July 31, 2012
“Journey from Russia” is the fascinating love story of Polina, a Russian girl growing up in Moscow in the family of a prominent Soviet scientist and airplane designer. The author presents a gallery of interesting people from the Russian elite during the political and social turbulence following the Second World War.
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