Born in Shanghail in 1931, Victor Vishnevsky is a Russian Lovara Rom by culture, an Iranian by citizenship, and a resident
Now, in The Magic Power of Life, Vishnevsky recounts legends and first-hand experiences of the supernatural
set in Russia, China, Burma, Iran, and South America. Addressing the reader directly, he also relates and comments on Rom
ritual and world events.
The accompanying audio CD features the author telling six of the stories in the Lovara Romani language, with music by
his son, Latsi Vishnevsky.
93 pages + audio CD.
$20 + postage
"The story goes that ... our clan wanted to cross a forest. The people there warned our elders not to cross the forest
at night, because the forest is owned by a ghost."