MEMOIRS

By: Sakharov, Andrei

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FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket. 8vo (6.5 x 9.5"). xxi, (i) 773, (3) pp. Bound in publisher's full black cloth, gilt (silver) lettering on spine, author's initials, gilt (silver) on cover. Fore-edge deckle. Illustrated with B&W photographs. Translated from the Russian by Richard Lourie. Includes Index. The volume is unmarked and unopened, in perfect condition. The dust jacket is lightly sunned along the top edge only, else fine. AS NEW/NEAR FINE. A pioneering physicist, creator of the Soviet H-bomb, and Nobel laureate, Andrei Sakharov gave up his privileges and positions to become the leader of the Soviet dissident movement. "It is a vast, sprawling monster of a book.There is a sweep and majesty to this book, as there was to the way Sakharov's life spanned so many worlds. " - Adam Hochschild, Nation, 7/9/90 . B&W Photographs. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. xxi, (i) 773, (3) pp

Title: MEMOIRS

Author Name: Sakharov, Andrei

Categories: Biography & Memoir, Novels, Poetry & Literature, History, Memoirs,

Edition: First American Edition. First Printing

Publisher: NY, Alfred A, Knopf: 1990

ISBN Number: 0394537408

ISBN Number 13: 9780394537405

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: As New in Near Fine dust jacket

Seller ID: 3963

Keywords: Biography; Memoir; Russia