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Lenin's tomb : the last days of the Soviet Empire

Author: David Remnick
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A moment in history, the collapse of the Soviet empire, is examined along with the restoration of truth in the region, the truth about the brutal Soviet past and the bleak Soviet present.
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Remnick, David.
Lenin's tomb.
New York : Random House, c1993
(OCoLC)607689483
Online version:
Remnick, David.
Lenin's tomb.
New York : Random House, c1993
(OCoLC)623109683
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Remnick
ISBN: 0679423761 9780679423768
OCLC Number: 27144279
Awards: Pulitzer Prize for Non-fiction, 1994.
Description: xii, 576 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Part 1. By right of memory : The forest coup --
A Stalinist childhood --
To be preserved, forever --
The return of history --
Widows of revolution --
Ninotchka --
The doctor's plot and beyond --
Memorial --
Written on the water --
Part 2. Democratic vistas : Masquerade --
The double thinkers --
Party men --
Poor folk --
The revolution underground --
Postcards from the empire --
The island --
Bread and circuses --
The last gulag --
Part 3. Revolutionary days : "Tomorrow there will be a battle" --
Lost illusions --
The October Revolution --
May Day! May Day! --
The ministry of love --
Black September --
The tower --
The general line --
Citizens --
Part 4. "First as tragedy, then as farce" --
Part 5. The trial of the old regime.
Responsibility: David Remnick.
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A moment in history, the collapse of the Soviet empire, is examined along with the restoration of truth in the region, the truth about the brutal Soviet past and the bleak Soviet present.

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