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The year I was Peter the Great

Marvin L. Kalb

The year I was Peter the Great

1956 - Khrushchev, Stalin"s ghost, and a young American in Russia

by Marvin L. Kalb

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  • Description and travel,
  • Foreign correspondents,
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  • Political rehabilitation,
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    Other titles1956 - Khrushchev, Stalin"s ghost, and a young American in Russia, Khrushchev, Stalin"s ghost, and a young American in Russia
    StatementMarvin Kalb
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN4874 .K26 A3 2017, DK275.K35 A3 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 290 pages
    Number of Pages290
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26937460M
    ISBN 100815731612, 0815731620
    ISBN 109780815731610, 9780815731627
    OCLC/WorldCa973798759

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The year I was Peter the Great by Marvin L. Kalb Download PDF EPUB FB2

His latest book is "The Year I Was Peter the Great: —Khruschev, Stalin's Ghost, and a Young American in Russia" (Brookings Institution Press, ).

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Khrushchev, Stalin’s Ghost, and a Young American in Russia. He relies on a diary he kept during this year working as a translator/interpreter, traveling around Russia, and even meeting Khrushchev himself, who made a historic address to the 20th Congress of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.

A good year (the movie) is one of my favorite movies of all time. Often when I like a movie, I will then read the book to get a more detailed story, and while they’re usually some changes, I am always glad I read the book. This book is so very different from the movie I don’t how it can have the same name/5().

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