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Published by Vintage Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Stalin, Joseph, -- 1879-1953.,
  • Heads of state -- Soviet Union -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [429]-438) and index.

StatementSimon Sebag Montefiore.
GenreBiography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDK268.S8 M574 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxii, 460 p. :
Number of Pages460
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22797125M
ISBN 109781400096138
LC Control Number2008279133

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