Item #313375 Unquiet Ghost: Russians Remember Stalin. Adam Hochschild.

Unquiet Ghost: Russians Remember Stalin

Mariner Books, February 2003. Trade Paperback. Good. Item #313375
ISBN: 0618257470


Although some twenty million people died during Stalin's reign of terror, only with the advent of glasnost did Russians begin to confront their memories of that time. In 1991, Adam Hochschild spent nearly six months in Russia talking to gulag survivors, retired concentration camp guards, and countless others. The result is a riveting evocation of a country still haunted by the ghost of Stalin.

Although some twenty million people died during Stalin s reign of terror, only with the advent of glasnost did Russians begin to confront their memories of that time. In 1991, Adam Hochschild spent nearly six months in Russia talking to gulag survivors, retired concentration camp guards, and countless others. The result is a riveting evocation of a country still haunted by the ghost of Stalin. '

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