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Lenin's Tomb

The Last Days of the Soviet Empire

by David Remnick

Paperback, 588 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $17 |


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The Washington Post's Moscow correspondent chronicles the collapse of the Soviet empire, from the rise of glasnost, through the final lowering of the Soviet flag, to the start of the post-communist age. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.

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