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A Terrible Country

by Keith Gessen

Hardcover, 338 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $26 |


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Returning to 2008 Moscow to care for his grandmother, Andrei reflects on the differences between the homelands of Stalin and Putin before his allegiances are tested by leftist associates. By the author of All the Sad Young Literary Men.

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