A sensation when published in Moscow and a bestseller in Europe, the memoirs of this remarkable woman―the widow of the charismatic Bolshevik leader Nikolai I. Bukharin―offer a new dimension to our understanding of Soviet history.Larina tells the story not only of her twenty years in the Gulag but of her life as a daughter and a wife among the founding fathers of the Soviet Union.
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'The Memoirs of Nikolai Bukharin's Widow'. A sensation when published in Moscow and a bestseller in Europe, the memoirs of Anna Larina-the widow of the legendary Bolshevik leader Nikolai Bukharin condemned by Stalin at the infamous Moscow Trial of 1938-open a new window into the drama and secrets of Soviet history. This remarkable woman tells the story of not only of her twenty years in Gulag prison camps and exile, and that of her infant son from whom she separated for so long, but also of her special life as a daughter and wife among the founding fathers of the Soviet Union.About the Author:
Stephen F. Cohen is director of Russian studies at Princeton University and a regular commentator on network television.
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Book Description Hutchinson, London, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. Plates (illustrator). 1st Edition in English. New. Jacket has been price clipped. Bookseller Inventory # 018678
Book Description Hutchinson, 1994. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 91781418