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A mountain of crumbs : growing up behind the iron curtain

Author: Elena Gorokhova
Publisher: London : Windmill, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the moving story of a young Soviet girl's discovery of the hidden truths of adulthood and her country's profound political deception.
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Genre/Form: Memoiren
Biography
Named Person: Elena Gorokhova; Elena Gorokhova
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elena Gorokhova
ISBN: 9780099537649 0099537648
OCLC Number: 805495981
Language Note: Translated from the Russian.
Description: 328 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Elena Gorokhova.

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A memoir of a young Soviet girl's discovery of the hidden truths of adulthood and her country's profound political deception. It discribes the personal story of Russia in the second half of the  Read more...

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