Doctor Zhivago: The Screenplay

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Random House, 1965 - Families - 224 pages
A Russian epic, traces the life of surgeon-poet Yuri Zhivago as he marries, raises a family, has his life totally disrupted by the first World War One and then by the Bolshevik Revolution. His life and freedom are torn from him as the new society makes demands. Zhivago is torn between fidelity and passion, Sympathetic with the revolution but shaken by the wars and purges, he struggles to retain his individualism as a humanist amid the spirit of collectivism.

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