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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User Review  - Nick - Goodreads

I've heard it said that "the plural of anecdote is not data", and this is what I kept thinking while reading this book. It's kind of a mess; Remnick's narrative history pieces aren't in order, and the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Bill - Goodreads

Turns out Gorbachev was not the visionary hero I thought he was... And Reagan barely appears in this story (and I agree with Remnick's take on that). This is a fascinating account of a society that ... 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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