Childhood, boyhood, youth by Tolstoy

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Published by Penguin Books in Harmondsworth, New York .

Written in English

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StatementL.N. Tolstoy ; translated and with an introduction by Rosemary Edmonds.
SeriesPenquin classics, Penguin classics
The Physical Object
Pagination319 p. ;
Number of Pages319
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13578997M
OCLC/WorldCa12254334

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Thanks to Rosengrant's passionate Pages: The first instalment, Childhood, was written while he was in the Caucasus, and published in in the Contemporary (Sovremennik). The last, Youth, was written after the conclusion of the Crimean War, inBoyhood having preceded it.

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CHILDHOOD, BOYHOOD, YOUTH Author TOLSTOY, Leo Illustrator Fritz Eichenberg Format/binding Buckram Book condition Used - Mild rubbing to the spine of the book and the slipcase. Near Fine in a Near Fine slipcase Quantity available 1 Binding Hardcover Publisher Limited Editions Club Place of Publication New York Date published Keywords.

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