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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:978-0-345-80319-1
Publication Date:Apr 2015
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Vintage
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.95
Book Description:

The Zhivago Affair is the dramatic, never-before-told story--drawing on newly declassified files--of how a forbidden book became a secret CIA weapon in the ideological battle between East and West. In May 1956, an Italian publishing scout went to a village outside Moscow to visit Russia's greatest living poet, Boris Pasternak. He left carrying the manuscript of Pasternak's only novel, suppressed by Soviet authorities. From there the life of this extraordinary...
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