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The Zhivago Affair

The Kremlin, the CIA, and the Battle over a Forbidden Book

by Peter Finn and Petra Couvee

Hardcover, 352 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $26.95 |

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The Zhivago Affair
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The Kremlin, the CIA, and the Battle over a Forbidden Book
Author
Peter Finn and Petra Couvee

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Draws on unique access to classified CIA files to document the role of Boris Pasternak's Doctor Zhivago in promoting American Cold War agendas in the 1950s, revealing how the CIA helped publish the Soviet-banned book in Russian to an enthusiastic black-market audience. 35,000 first printing.

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