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Zinky Boys

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Product description

Good condition. Inscription on inside front cover but otherwise unmarred throughout. Light wear to cover and outer spine.

The author, a young Soviet journalist, interviews the conscripts who fought in Afghanistan; she talks to the mothers and widows of the young men who lost their lives in the war, the "Zinky Boys" whose corpses were returned home in zinc boxes.;The result is an account of a war which has been little understood in the West (through lack of information) and a portrait of the Soviet Union as it responds to the moral and human problems which the Afghanistan war has thrown into relief.;The author has written two books on World War II.

Item details

Author(s):
Alexievich, Svetlana
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0701138386
ISBN-13:
9780701138387
Number of pages:
197
Publisher:
Chatto & Windus

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Good condition. Inscription on inside front cover but otherwise unmarred throughout. Light wear to cover and outer spine.

The author, a young Soviet journalist, interviews the conscripts who fought in Afghanistan; she talks to the mothers and widows of the young men who lost their lives in the war, the "Zinky Boys" whose corpses were returned home in zinc boxes.;The result is an account of a war which has been little understood in the West (through lack of information) and a portrait of the Soviet Union as it responds to the moral and human problems which the Afghanistan war has thrown into relief.;The author has written two books on World War II.

Author(s):
Alexievich, Svetlana
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0701138386
ISBN-13:
9780701138387
Number of pages:
197
Publisher:
Chatto & Windus

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