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Against the Grain. An Autobiography.

YELTSIN Boris (1990.)

£300.00 

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Illustrations. First English edition. 8vo., cloth, dust jacket. London, Jonathan Cape.

Translated by Michael Glenny. Signed by Yeltsin on the half title page, dated '27/ IV -90'.

Largely ghost written by Valentin Yumashev, a journalist. The CIS handbook commented on this book 'Whatever Yumashev intended, the result of his labours on Yeltsin's behalf is a revealing account of the last years of the Soviet Union, apparently from the point of view of a politician convinced of his own greatness and strikingly lacking in any principles'.

Stock Code: 220285