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Bread Of Exile

Bread Of Exile (Hardback)

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In Bread of Exile, two opposing worlds are juxtaposed: a world of privilege and power that saw the end of imperial Russia and struggled to survive Communist persecution and military attack, and one of dispossession and exile.Dimitri Obolensky's family belonged to the upper echelons of the Russian aristocracy. This collection of unpublished memoirs, diaries, and notebooks by six different family members spans more than one hundred years. Russia's turbulent history is made vividly real through intimate recollections of those who suffered the dramatic consequences of the Russian Revolution and lived the rest of their lives as emigres.

BiographyBiography: generalFiction & PoetryModern & contemporary fiction post c 1945History & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalEarly history: c 500 to c 1450-1500History & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalModern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900History & PoliticsRegional & national historyEuropean historyBritish & Irish history Publisher: Vintage Publishing Publication Date: 02/09/1999 ISBN-13: 9781860465116  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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