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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:   Print book : EnglishView 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, the truth about the brutal Soviet past and the bleak Soviet present.
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Genre/Form: Bookplates (Provenance)
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Remnick, David.
Lenin's tomb.
New York : Random House, ©1993
(OCoLC)607689483
Online version:
Remnick, David.
Lenin's tomb.
New York : Random House, ©1993
(OCoLC)623109683
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Remnick
ISBN: 0679423761 9780679423768 9780679751250 0679751254
OCLC Number: 27144279
Awards: Pulitzer Prize for Non-fiction, 1994.
Description: xii, 576 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 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 doctors' 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, the truth about the brutal Soviet past and the bleak Soviet present.

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