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In Quisling's shadow : the memoirs of Vidkun Quisling's first wife, Alexandra

Author: Alexandra Andreevna Voronine Yourieff; W George Yourieff; Kirsten A Seaver
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Hoover Institution Press, ©2007.
Series: Hoover Institution Press publication, 553.
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Alexandra Andreevna Voronine Yourieff, wife of Vidkun Quisling, reveals firsthand in this detailed memoir the tragedy, betrayals, misunderstandings, and happiness of her fascinating life. Not just a tale of saints and sinners, but of three people—Alexandra, Quisling, and his second wife, Maria—whose fates were intertwined under the extreme conditions created by revolution, war, and famine in Russia. She  Read more...
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Yourieff, Alexandra Andreevna Voronine.
In Quisling's shadow.
Stanford, Calif. : Hoover Institution Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2007007696
Named Person: Alexandra Andreevna Voronine Yourieff; Vidkun Quisling; Alexandra Andreevna Voronine Yourieff; Vidkun Quisling; Vidkun Quisling; Alexandra Andreevna Voronine Yourieff
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alexandra Andreevna Voronine Yourieff; W George Yourieff; Kirsten A Seaver
ISBN: 9780817948337 0817948333 9780817948382 0817948384
OCLC Number: 823741822
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 484 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Front Cover; Book Title; Copyright; Contents; Introduction; 1. Background Sketch; 2. Alexandra's Childhood and Family; 3. Revolution and Civil War; 4. Famine; 5. PomGol and Alexandra's First Encounter with Quisling; 6. An Intricate Workplace; 7. The Proposal; 8. Farewell to Kharkov; 9. Farewell to Russia; 10. Honeymoon; 11. Daily Life in Oslo; 12. Light and Shadow; 13. The Doll in the Drawer; 14. The Child; 15. New Adjustments; 16. Maria Enters the Picture; 17. The Treasures of the Crimea; 18. Together Again in Kharkov; 19. "I Want to Divorce You"; 20. Maria Appears. 21. Muddied Waters22. The Trust; 23. Deception's Reach; 24. Fom the Frying Pan into the Fire; 25. Nikitin; 26. Home to Oslo; 27. Out of the Cage; 28. Maria's First Few Years as Mrs. Quisling; 29. Alexandra's New Life; Sources; Index.
Series Title: Hoover Institution Press publication, 553.
Other Titles: Alexandra Voronine.
Responsibility: by Alexandra Andreevna Voronine Yourieff with George Yourieff and Kirsten A. Seaver ; translated from the Norwegian original by Kirsten A. Seaver.
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Alexandra Andreevna Voronine Yourieff, wife of Vidkun Quisling, reveals firsthand in this detailed memoir the tragedy, betrayals, misunderstandings, and happiness of her fascinating life. Not just a tale of saints and sinners, but of three people—Alexandra, Quisling, and his second wife, Maria—whose fates were intertwined under the extreme conditions created by revolution, war, and famine in Russia. She discloses every particular of her long and tumultuous life, from her happy early childhood on the Crimean peninsula thorough the horrors of the revolution, her marriage to Quisling and his ultimate betrayals of both her and his country, to her later life in France and California.

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