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A Writer at War

Vasily Grossman with the Red Army, 1941-1945

by VasiliД­ Semenovich Grossman

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Published by Pantheon .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7425595M
ISBN 100375424075
ISBN 109780375424076

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