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Only One Year

by Alliluyeva, Svetlana

Condition: Very Good/Good


London: Hutchinson, 1969. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 215mm Tall, 8vo. The year of Only One Year began on December 19 1966, as Svetlana Alliluyeva, Stalin's daughter, left Russia for India, on a one month's visa, in the custody of an employee of the soviet Ministry of Foreign Affairs, carrying the urn that held her husband's ashes. It ended on December 19, 1967, in Princeton, New Jersey, as she and two American friends joined in a toast to her new life on freedom. Svetlana Alliluyeva explains the decision to break completely with the ideology of Communism, to turn her back on her country, her children, her friends and face the unknown world. 415 pages. Dust jacket, not price clipped. DJ has small tears at the top of spine and back top, creases to front flap. Inscription by previous owner on front free endpaper. Spine of covers has a few light spots..


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