Lenin's tomb: the last days of the Soviet Empire

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In the tradition of John Reed's classic Ten Days That Shook the World, this bestselling account of the collapse of the Soviet Union combines the global vision of the best historical scholarship with the immediacy of eyewitness journalism. "A moving illumination . . . Remnick is the witness for us all."--Wall Street Journal.
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One 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.
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subject_facet Pulitzer Prize -- 1994, Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1985-1991
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title_full Lenin's Tomb The Last Days of the Soviet Empire, Lenin's tomb : the last days of the Soviet Empire / David Remnick
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