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By Roberta Satow

Lilly and Gertie Abramovitz unwittingly gave entry to Ramon Mercader to plunge an ice decide into the again of Leon Trotsky's neck. in accordance with a real tale, Sisters of Coyoacán brings the conflicts of the inventive, highbrow and political global of recent York, Paris and Coyoacán, Mexico within the 1930’s to life.

Lilly and Gertie are Jewish women from Brooklyn whose mom and dad, like many American Jews, supported the overthrow of the Czarist regime via the Bolsheviks in 1917. via her collage professor, Marxist thinker Sidney Hook, Lilly is invited to be John Dewey's assistant and accompanies him to Coyoacán for the court cases of the fee of Inquiry into the fees Made opposed to Leon Trotsky within the Moscow Trials.

Lilly continues to be in Coyoacán after Dewey leaves and turns into Trotsky's English secretary, whereas Gertie is going to Paris to aid Frida Kahlo in her exhibition and falls in love with Jacques Mornard.

Two Sisters of Coyoacán follows the lifetime of sisters who unknowingly turn into entangled in a plot conceived by means of Stalin to cast off a strong enemy. What occurs to those well-meaning younger ladies from Brooklyn while Trotsky is assassinated?

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