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- DescriptionWinner of the Pulitzer PrizeOne of the Best Books of the Year: The New York Times From the editor of The New Yorker a riveting account of the collapse of the Soviet Union, which has become the standard book on the subject. Lenin's Tomb combines the global vision of the best historical scholarship with the immediacy of eyewitness journalism. Remnick takes us through the tumultuous 75-year period of Communist rule leading up to the collapse and gives us the voices of those who lived through it, from democratic activists to Party members, from anti-Semites to Holocaust survivors, from Gorbachev to Yeltsin to Sakharov. An extraordinary history of an empire undone, Lenin's Tomb stands as essential reading for our times.
- Author BiographyDavid Remnick was a reporter for The Washington Post for ten years, including four in Moscow. He joined The New Yorker as a writer in 1992 and has been the magazine's editor since 1998. His most recent book is The Bridge, a biography of Barack Obama. His previous book, King of the World, a biography of Muhammad Ali, was selected by Time as the top nonfiction book of the year. Lenin's Tomb: The Last Days of the Soviet Empire won a Pulitzer Prize.
- Author(s)David Remnick
- PublisherRandom House USA Inc
- Date of Publication01/10/2001
- SubjectRegional History
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintVintage Books
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight567 g
- Width133 mm
- Height203 mm
- Spine32 mm
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