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Young Stalin, Simon Sebag Montefiore

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Young Stalin
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Young Stalin
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Simon Sebag Montefiore
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eng
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Title
Young Stalin
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Summary
Examines the turbulent early years of a man who would become the personification of twentieth-century evil, detailing his poverty-stricken youth, religious training, role as a fanatical revolutionary, many love affairs, and evolution into a murderous tyrant
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Genre
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Award
  • Costa Biography Award, 2007.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2007.
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Biography, 2007.
Biography type
individual biography
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212159
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 947.084/2092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DK268.S8
LC item number
M574 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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adult
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Simon Sebag Montefiore
Young Stalin, Simon Sebag Montefiore
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [429]-438) and index
Contents
1: Keke's miracle: Soso -- Crazy Beso -- Brawlers, wrestlers and choirboys -- A hanging in Gori -- The poet and the priesthood -- The "young man with the burning eyes" -- Battle of the dormitories: Soso versus Father "Black spot" -- The weatherman: parties and princes -- Stalin goes underground: Konspiratsia -- "I'm working for the Rothschilds!"--fire, massacre and arrest in Batumi -- 2: The prisoner -- The frozen Georgian: Siberian exile -- Bolshevik temptress -- 1905: king of the mountain -- 1905: fighters, urchins and dressmakers -- 1905: the mountain eagle--Stalin meets Lenin -- The man in grey: marriage, mayhem (and Sweden) -- Pirate and father -- Stalin in London -- Kamo goes insane: the game of bandits and cossacks -- The tragedy of Kato: Stalin's stony heart -- Boss of the black city: Plutocrats, protection-rackets and piracy -- Louse racing, murder and madness--prison games -- "River cock" and the noblewoman -- "The milkman": was Stalin a Tsaris agent? -- 3: Two lost fiancées and a pregnant pheasant -- The central committee and "glamourpuss" the schoolgirl -- "Don't forget that name and be very wary!" -- The escapist: Kamo's leap and the last bank robbery -- Travels with the mysterious Valentina -- Vienna, 1913: the wonderful Georgian, the Austrian artist and the Old Emperor -- The secret policeman's ball: betrayal in drag -- 4: "Darling, I'm in desperate straits" -- 1914: arctic sex comedy -- The hunter -- The Robinson Crusoe of Siberia -- Stalin's reindeer-propelled sleigh and a Siberian son -- 5: 1917 spring: floundering leader -- 1917 summer: sailors on the streets -- 1917 autumn: Soso and Nadya -- 1917 winter: the countdown -- Glorious October 1917: the bungled uprising -- Power: Stalin out of the shadows
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ocn148857728
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Extent
xxxii, 460 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9781400044658
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007029220
Other physical details
ill., maps

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