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The Zhivago Affair

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

The Zhivago Affair( )
Author: Finn, Peter
Couvée, Petra
ISBN:978-0-307-90801-8
Publication Date:Jun 2014
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Vintage
Book Format:Ebook
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Book Description:

Drawing on newly declassified government files, this is the dramatic story of how a forbidden book in the Soviet Union became a secret CIA weapon in the ideological battle between East and West.nbsp; In May 1956, an Italian publishing scout took a train to a village just outside Moscow to visit Russia's greatest living poet, Boris Pasternak. He left carrying the original manuscript of Pasternak's first and only novel, entrusted to him with these words: "This is...
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