Against the grain: an autobiography

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Summit Books, 1990 - Biography & Autobiography - 263 pages
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Soviet politician and opposition leader Boris Yeltsin discusses his early life, political career, family, rise to power in the Communist party, relationship with Gorbachev, and the inner workings of Soviet politics

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User Review  - carterchristian1 - LibraryThing

While there has been much written about Yeltsin since 1990, this book is interesting, because it catches this leader at the time the wall has come down and the empire is splitting up. Read full review


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Yeltsin was the first freely elected president in Russia's history. Now retired and living in Moscow, he is the author of a three-volume autobiography.