Natasha And Other Stories

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AR20051128

Natasha and Other Stories

By David Bezmozgis, read by Rufus Jones.

Abridged and produced by Jill Waters.

A series of stories featuring the Bermans, a family of Russian Jews who arrive in Toronto in the early 1980s.

1/5.

Tapka

Six-year-old Mark and his cousin Jana are given the task of looking after Tapka, the beloved dog of a childless couple.

AR20051129

Natasha and Other Stories

By David Bezmozgis, read by Rufus Jones.

Abridged and produced by Jill Waters.

A series of stories featuring the Bermans, a family of Russian Jews who arrive in Toronto in the early 1980s.

2/5.

Roman Berman, Massage Therapist

All the family's hopes and plans for Roman's new business in Toronto are pinned on the outcome of a dinner with an established Jewish family.

AR20051130

Natasha and Other Stories

By David Bezmozgis, read by Rufus Jones.

Abridged and produced by Jill Waters.

A series of stories featuring the Bermans, a family of Russian Jews who arrive in Toronto in the early 1980s.

3/5.

An Animal to the Memory

Mark Berman is anxious to change schools, but his mother is adamant that he should stay at the Hebrew school - subversive measures are required.

AR20051201

Natasha and Other Stories

By David Bezmozgis, read by Rufus Jones.

Abridged and produced by Jill Waters.

A series of stories featuring the Bermans, a family of Russian Jews who arrive in Toronto in the early 1980s.

4/5.

Natasha - part one

Sixteen-year-old Mark Berman acquires a new cousin by marriage.

But fourteen-year old Natasha, fresh from Moscow, has rather a lot to teach him in the basement of his parents' house.

AR20051202

Natasha and Other Stories

By David Bezmozgis, read by Rufus Jones.

Abridged and produced by Jill Waters.

A series of stories featuring the Bermans, a family of Russian Jews who arrive in Toronto in the early 1980s.

5/5.

Natasha - part two

Concluding the poignant tale exploring adolescent sexuality.

Natasha takes direct action with some dramatic results for her mother's marriage.