Stalin's children : three generations of love, war, and survival / Owen Matthews.
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|Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Bloomfield Main||947.084 MAT (Text)||36803000772223||NONFIC||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780802717603 (pbk.)
- ISBN: 0802717608 (pbk.)
- Physical Description: 308 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
- Publisher: New York : Walker & Co., 2009.
- Copyright: ©2008
Originally published: London : Bloomsbury, 2008.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (pages -291) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
The last day -- "Not men but giants!" -- Death of a party man -- Arrest -- Prison -- War -- Mila -- Mervyn -- Drinks with the KGB -- Love -- Mila and Mervusya -- On different planets -- Escape -- Crisis -- Epilogue.
Matthews came upon his grandfather's KGB file. Inspired by its revelations, he pieced together the tangled threads of his family's past and present, including his parents' improbable and dramatic romance, making sense of the magnetic pull that has drawn him back to his mother's homeland.
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