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Shurik : a WWII saga of the siege of Leningrad

Author: Kyra Petrovskaya Wayne
Publisher: New York : Lyons Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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A Russian actress and nurse tells of her experience caring for an orphan boy during part of the three-year siege of Leningrad.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Shurik Nikanorov; Kyra Petrovskaya Wayne; Shurik Nikanorov; Kyra Petrovskaya Wayne
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kyra Petrovskaya Wayne
ISBN: 1585741760 9781585741762
OCLC Number: 45213605
Notes: Originally published by Grosset & Dunlap, 1970.
Description: ix, 209 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Kyra Petrovskaya Wayne ; with an introduction by Harrison E. Salisbury.

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During the seige of Leningrad in World War II, a young Russian nurse finds Shurik, a near-starved orphan boy, in the rubble of a bombed-out apartment house. This work details the boy's journey from a  Read more...

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"A deeply moving, beautifully written account of one of the epic struggles of modern times. Politics recede as the universal issues of human experience are revealed." - The Los Angeles Times "Never Read more...

 
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