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Trotsky : downfall of a revolutionary

Author: Bertrand M Patenaude
Publisher: New York : Harper, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Historian Patenaude, a lecturer at Stanford, concentrates on the period from 1937, when Trotsky arrived in Mexico, to his assassination in 1940, painting a vivid portrait of Lenin's former right-hand man: his stormy relations with his flamboyant Mexican champion (and later enemy), artist Diego Rivera; his dealings with his American supporters; and the relentless efforts of Stalin's GPU to kill him.
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Named Person: Leon Trotsky; Leon Trotsky; Leon Trotsky
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bertrand M Patenaude
ISBN: 9780060820688 0060820683
OCLC Number: 283802719
Description: 370 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Armored train --
Mastermind --
Man of October --
Day of the dead --
The trouble with father --
Prisoners and provocateurs --
Fellow travelers --
The great dictator --
To the Finland station --
Lucky strike --
Deadline.
Responsibility: Bertrand M. Patenaude.
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Historian Patenaude, a lecturer at Stanford, concentrates on the period from 1937, when Trotsky arrived in Mexico, to his assassination in 1940, painting a vivid portrait of Lenin's former right-hand man: his stormy relations with his flamboyant Mexican champion (and later enemy), artist Diego Rivera; his dealings with his American supporters; and the relentless efforts of Stalin's GPU to kill him.

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