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Only One Year

by Svetlana Alliluyeva

Condition: Near Fine/Good


Harper & Row, 1969 Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. Book Club Edition. Near Fine black boards with gilt titles to spine, no marks, clean and tight. DJ has minimal chipping at spines, pencil scribbles over title and author on the front, and some staining from beverage or food(?) Svetlana descibes in moving personal detail her daily life in the U.S.S.R. ; Stalin, his yes-men, and some of the men now in power (like Kosygin and suslov); the steadfast and sifficult life of the Moscow intellectuals who made up her own close circle and "are still behind those bars...without any promise of a better and freer life. Perhaps just the contrary.".
  • Seller: Cova Rare Books US (US)
  • Seller Inventory #: 000113
  • Title: Only One Year
  • Author: Svetlana Alliluyeva
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: Good
  • Edition: Book Club Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Harper & Row
  • Date published: 1969
  • Keywords: U.S.S.R., America, freedom,

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