The Ten Ays That Shook the WorldeBook - 2013
Ten Days That Shook the World is a first hand account of the October Revolution in Russia in 1917, written by American journalist and socialist John Reed. Ironically the book was banned in both the US and Russia, being too socialistic for Americans and not Stalinist enough for Stalin. Yet it holds up as one of the best books of the 20th century. Reed wrote the book in a white heat over the course of a few weeks, with nothing but a scattering of notes, pamphlets, and a little Russian dictionary. Ten Days that Shook the World is a snapshot in time, one that depicts an episode in history with.
Publisher: [New York, New York] : Sheba Blake Publishing, 2013.
Copyright Date: ©2013
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1137 pages)