Lenin's Tomb by David Remnick
The Last Days of the Soviet Empire

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Profusely illustrated in black and white 8vo pp. XII - 576 ril mezza tela, sovrac (half-cloth binding, DJ)
 

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David Remnick was born on October 29, 1958 in Hackensack, N.J. and educated at Princeton University. He began his career at the Washington Post in 1982. In 1992, he became a staff writer for the New Yorker. Remnick's book, Lenin's Tomb: The Last Days of the Soviet Empire, won the 1994 Pulitzer Prize in General Non-Fiction. The work deals with the last days of the Soviet Union, which Remnick witnessed firsthand as foreign correspondent to Moscow from the Washington Post. Remnick is the author of other works including The Devil Problem (And Other True Stories) published in 1996 and Resurrection: The Struggle for a New Russia in 1997. His most recent work, King of the World: Muhammad Ali and the Rise of an American Hero, was published in 1998.
 
Published January 1, 1993 by VIKING. 608 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Travel, Biographies & Memoirs. Non-fiction

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from Gorbachev's first girlfriend to simple people still passionately dedicated to the memory of Stalin- -and he has an almost poetic ability to convey character and scenes economically and vividly: One ideologist, he says, ``looked like a teacher who specialized in handwriting and never gave an ...

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An outstanding account of the unravelling of the Soviet empire; with a new afterword by the author. (May)

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This most readable history chronicles the unraveling of the Soviet empire, from Gorbachev's glory in the late '80s to Yeltsin's dramatic ascension after the hard-liners' attempted coup in 1991.

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