Secondhand Time: The Last of the Soviets by Svetlana Alexievich

Secondhand Time: The Last of the Soviets

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Svetlana Alexievich with Bela Shayevich (Translator)

nonfiction history politics dark informative reflective slow-paced

496 pages | first published 2013


NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - A symphonic oral history about the disintegration of the Soviet Union and the emergence of a new Russia, from Svetlana Alexievich, winner of the Nobel Prize in LiteratureNAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY TH...
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