Lenin's Tomb: The Last Days of the Soviet Empire

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Vintage Books, 1994 - History - 588 pages
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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." óWall Street Journal.

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Fantastic writing & an overall tragic tale. - Goodreads
Great insight into the waning USSR. - Goodreads
Remnick is now a staff writer for the New Yorker). - Goodreads

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David Remnick's monumental historical book Lenin's Tomb: The Last Days of the Soviet Empire is certainly one for the ages. It's an utterly fascinating, impressive study and researched account of the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Rod Zemke - Goodreads

This a truly great work by David Remnick. It is the second time reading this book. I read it shortly after publication and just finished for the second time. A great historical account of the Soviet ... Read full review

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About the author (1994)

David Remnick was a reporter for The Washington Post
for ten years, including four in Moscow. He joined The
New Yorker as a writer in 1992 and has been the magazine's
editor since 1998. Mr. Remnick served as an Olympic Correspondent
and Commentator for NBC during the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics.†

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