Now, thanks to the opening door of Soviet glasnost, 83-year-old Kitty Meshcherskaya, a member of Russian royalty in the early 1900s, tells her remarkable story, including the 23 searches of her home through the years; stories of tsars and princes, Lenin and Stalin, and Gorbachev; and memoirs from wars and the Bolshevik Revolution. 30 photos.

A Russian Princess Remembers 1989, Doubleday Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780385261364