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The Untold Love Story and the Inspiration for Doctor Zhivago

by Anna Pasternak

Hardcover, 310 pages, HarperCollins, List Price: $27.99 |

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The Untold Love Story and the Inspiration for Doctor Zhivago
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Revealing the true tragedy behind the timeless classic, a heartbreaking story of the love affair between the author of Doctor Zhivago and Olga Invinskaya, drawing on family sources and original interviews, reveals a powerful story of courage, loyalty, suffering, drama and loss.