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Soviet mafia

A. Vaksberg

Soviet mafia

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Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Translated from the Russian.

StatementArkady Vaksberg ; translated from the Russian by John and Elizabeth Roberts.
The Physical Object
Paginationx,275p., [12]p. of plates :
Number of Pages275
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17242659M
ISBN 100297812025


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