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Lara : the untold love story and the inspiration for Doctor Zhivago

Author: Anna Pasternak
Publisher: New York, NY : Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2018] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First Ecco paperback editionView all editions and formats
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Drawing on previously neglected family sources and original interviews, Anna Pasternak tells the heartbreaking story of the love affair between her great-uncle Boris Pasternak, the author of Doctor Zhivago and his muse, Olga Ivunskaya. Filled with the rich detail of Boris's secret life, Lara uneaths a moving love story of courage, loyalty, suffering, drama, and loss, casting new light on the legacy of a timeless  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Named Person: Boris Leonidovich Pasternak; Olʹga Ivinskai︠a︡; Boris Leonidovich Pasternak; Boris Leonidovich Pasternak; Boris Leonidovich Pasternak; Olʹga Ivinskai︠a︡; Boris Leonidovich Pasternak
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anna Pasternak
ISBN: 9780062439345 0062439340
OCLC Number: 1030583666
Description: xxvi, 310 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), genealogical table, map, facsimiles ; 21 cm
Contents: Prologue: Straightening cobwebs --
A girl from a different world --
Mother land and wonder papa --
The cloud dweller --
Cables under high tension --
Marguerite in the dungeon --
Cranes over Potma --
A fairy tale --
The Italian angel --
The fat is in the fire --
The Pasternak affair --
A beast at bay --
The truth of their agony --
Epilogue: Think of me then.
Responsibility: Anna Pasternak.

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Drawing on previously neglected family sources and original interviews, Anna Pasternak tells the heartbreaking story of the love affair between her great-uncle Boris Pasternak, the author of Doctor Zhivago and his muse, Olga Ivunskaya. Filled with the rich detail of Boris's secret life, Lara uneaths a moving love story of courage, loyalty, suffering, drama, and loss, casting new light on the legacy of a timeless classic. -- Cover page 4.

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