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Author Bullough, Oliver, 1977-

Title The last man in Russia : the struggle to save a dying nation / Oliver Bullough.

Publication Info. New York : Basic Books, a member of Perseus Books Group, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Nonfiction  947.085 BULLOUGH    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  947.086 BULLOUGH    Check Shelf
Description 284 pages ; 25 cm
Note "Published in 2013 in the United Kingdon by Allen Lane, an imprint of Penguin Books"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-268) and index.
Contents We will bury you -- Summer. They took our grandfather's land ; A double-dyed anti-Soviet ; Father Dmitry was K-956 ; The generation of change ; Reds admit ban of rebel priest ; They behaved like free men ; Ideological sabotage -- Winter. It's like a plague ; The unworthy priest ; The KGB did their business ; I look at the future with pessimism ; They don't care any more -- Spring? Making a new generation.
Summary Examines the economic collapse, declining populations, and alcohol-related abuses that the author believes are indicative of Russia's communism-related decline, as the author follows the life of a dissident Orthodox priest, Father Dimitry Dudko.
Subject Dudko, Dmitriń≠.
Soviet Union -- Social conditions -- 1945-1991.
Russia (Federation) -- Social conditions -- 1991-
Russia (Federation) -- Population -- Social aspects.
Priests -- Soviet Union -- Biography.
Bullough, Oliver, 1977- -- Travel -- Russia (Federation)
ISBN 9780465074983 hardcover
0465074987 hardcover
9781846143731 British ISBN
184614373X British ISBN
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