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The Orientalist : in search of a man caught between East and West

Author: Tom Reiss
Publisher: London : Chatto & Windus, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tom Reiss unravels the mysterious life of Lev Nussimbaum, a man born on the border between West and East, just as Revolution began to redraw the map.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Kurban Said; Kurban Said
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Reiss
ISBN: 0701178868 9780701178864 070117885X 9780701178857
OCLC Number: 224491716
Description: xxvii, 433 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Tom Reiss.

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For five years, Reiss tracked Nussimbaum's protean identity from a wealthy Jewish childhood in Baku, to a romantic adolescence in Persia on the run from the Bolsheviks, and an exile in Berlin as  Read more...

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