Struggling to Survive

  • by Julia Gousseva
  • Narrated by Dawn Adkins
  • 5 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Anya's husband, a submariner, has died at sea, leaving Anya alone with her baby daughter. She returns to Moscow, but rebuilding her life is unexpectedly hard. It's the 1990s, and Moscow is undergoing dramatic social and economic changes. The old ways of living and making money don't work. Anya has to find new ways to survive, and fast. Her new life takes Anya from Moscow to Poland to Beijing, with dramatic experiences and encounters with violent crime, deceit, and corruption. Anya is focused on survival and raising her baby. Then the unexpected happens.


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Loved it! Great Story

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Yes, the story was very touching and a fun listen. I enjoyed the characters and plot very much.

What about Dawn Adkins’s performance did you like?

Strong, Solid Voice

Any additional comments?

"This review copy audiobook was provided by the author, narrator, or publisher at no cost."

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- Daman

an interesting story that touched me.

What did you love best about Struggling to Survive?

the friendships and helpfulness between friends.

What did you like best about this story?

How unpredictable it was sometimes.

Which character – as performed by Dawn Adkins – was your favorite?


Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?


Any additional comments?

I was voluntarily provided this free review copy audiobook by the author, narrator, or publisher.

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- Camilla

Book Details

  • Release Date: 11-22-2016
  • Publisher: Julia Gousseva