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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Russians, a “lively and provocative”* analysis of the Soviet Union in its twilight years.

*The New York Times Book Review

Even from afar, the transformation in the Soviet Union held a special fascination for all of us, and not only because it affected our destiny, our survival, even the changing nature of our own society. What happened there riveted our interest for a deeper reason: It was a modern enactment of one of the archetypal stories of human existence, that of the struggle from darkness to light, from poverty toward prosperity, from dictatorship toward democracy. It represented an affirmation of the relentless human struggle to break free from the bonds of hierarchy and dogma, to strive for a better life, for stronger, richer values. It was an affirmation of the human capacity for change, growth, renewal.
 
The New Russians is about how that story of change began and what this change meant for the Russian people—and for the rest of the world.

GENRE
History
RELEASED
1990
November 27
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
734
Pages
PUBLISHER
Random House Publishing Group
SELLER
Penguin Random House Canada
SIZE
7.9
MB

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