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Anton Chekhov : a brother's memoir

Author: Mikhail Pavlovich Chekhov; Eugene Alper
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"In a style reminiscent of Anton Chekhov himself--realistic, intimate, and dynamic--Mikhail Chekhov shares unparalleled memories and insights, transporting readers into the world of the Chekhov family. He visits the places where his brother lived and worked and introduces the people he knew and loved, Leo Tolstoy and Piotr Tchaikovsky among them. As a unique eyewitness to the beloved writer's formative years and his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Anton Pavlovich Chekhov; Anton Pavlovich Chekhov; Anton P Čechov; Anton P Čechov; Čechov, Familie.; Anton Pavlovich Chekhov
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mikhail Pavlovich Chekhov; Eugene Alper
ISBN: 9780230618831 0230618839
OCLC Number: 320185870
Notes: "First published in 1933 in the Soviet Union as Vokrug Chekhova : vstrechi i vpechatlenia"--Title page verso.
Description: xvi, 238 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Our ancestry --
Our childhood in Taganrog --
The early years in Moscow --
The Moscow literary magazines --
The young doctor --
The first plays --
Recognition --
Anton's travels --
Melikhovo --
The final years.
Other Titles: Vokrug Chekhova.
Responsibility: Mikhail Chekhov ; translated by Eugene Alper.

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