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An extraordinary ordinary life The biography department of any bookstore can be a tricky place to look for a good read. There are the celebrity biographies that sell well, especially around Christmas time or released to coincide with the celeb’s latest scandal or relationship which are usually ... Read review
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Crumbs! Growing up in Soviet-era Leningrad

AdvantagesA fascinating story of a superficially 'ordinary' life

DisadvantagesWhen it ended I wanted more - I hope there's a follow up in the pipeline

"...of any bookstore can be a tricky place to look for a good read. There are the celebrity biographies that sell well, especially around Christmas time or released to coincide with the celeb’s latest scandal or relationship which are usually ghost written and air-brushed to tell the fans what they want to know. There are the ‘tragedy’ or ‘event’ biographies where someone’s story becomes important or interesting because of something that happened to them ..." Read review
15.05.2012

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"The story of a young person of sparkling intelligence, full of curiosity about the world, struggling to grow and blossom under a duplicitous, censorious, and unrelentingly mean-minded social system. An enthralling read." J M Coetzee

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EAN 9780099537649
Type Non-Fiction
Genre Biography
Subgenre Politics
Title A Mountain Of Crumbs
Author Elena Gorokhova
Release Date 19.08.2010
ISBN 0099537648

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