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Emma Gerstein

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EMMA GERSTEIN (1903 - 2002) continued to write and publish until her death. First acclaimed in 1965 for The Destiny of Lermontov, her trail-blazing studies of the Golden Age of Russian Literature, she was again recipient of major literary awards thirty years later for her collected memoirs, which appeared when she was 95. She spent almost all her long life in Moscow.

Books by Emma Gerstein

Moscow Memoirs

Keynote/Publisher's CommentAn extraordinary recapitulation of the Soviet century revealing two of its greatest posts in a fuller and more controversial light.

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