Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First US Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo; -254 [255-56] pages
Publisher: New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1987.
A handsome first US edition/first printing in Fine condition in alike dust-jacket, minor edgewear. SIGNED by Mikhail Gorbachev directly on the half-title page.
General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev's revolutionary work, Perestroika, "restructuring," his program launched in 1985 to restructure the Soviet economy in an attempt to revitalize it. While initially only of moderate success, with his subsequent program Glasnost, "openness," it fundamentally changed the future of Communism and the Soviet Union.