In the tradition of John Reed's classic Ten Days That Shook the World, this bestselling account of the collapse of the Soviet Union combines the global vision of the best historical scholarship with the immediacy of eyewitness journalism.
"A moving illumination . . . Remnick is the witness for us all."--Wall Street Journal.
"...an extraordinary confluence of observation, hard work, knowledge, and reflection; a better book by a journalist on the withdrawing roar of the Soviet Union is hard to imagine." --The New York Times Book Review.
- Author: David Remnick
- Publisher: Vintage; 1st Vintage Books Edition
- ISBN-13: 978-0679751250
- Published on: 1994-04-26
- Original language: English
- Binding: Paperback
- 624 pages