The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin, Petersburg's reputation is much more deserved than Chicago's. She calls the city that survived a nine-hundred-day Nazi siege "a mean, hungry, impoverished place that bred mean, hungry, ferocious children." One of those nurtured in its …" /> The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin, Petersburg's reputation is much more deserved than Chicago's. She calls the city that survived a nine-hundred-day Nazi siege "a mean, hungry, impoverished place that bred mean, hungry, ferocious children." One of those nurtured in its …" /> The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin, Petersburg's reputation is much more deserved than Chicago's. She calls the city that survived a nine-hundred-day Nazi siege "a mean, hungry, impoverished place that bred mean, hungry, ferocious children." One of those nurtured in its …" />