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Ilf and Petrov’s American Road Trip by Ilya Ilf and Evgeny Petrov
edited by Erika Wolf

Hardcover, 158 pages, black and white, 6.75 (w) × 8.75 (h) inches
Cabinet Books & Princeton Architectural Press, 2007
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In 1935, well into the era of Soviet Communism, Russian satirical writers Ilya Ilf and Evgeny Petrov came to the US as special correspondents for Pravda. Over the course of two months, they drove cross-country and back, recording their impressions of American life in text and photographs. This is the first English translation of their extraordinary travelogue.