Book #52909

El Campesino: Life and Death in Soviet Russia

Valentin Gonzalez, Ilsa Barea
Book #52909 El Campesino: Life and Death in Soviet Russia. Valentin Gonzalez, Ilsa Barea.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket
Publisher: New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, c1952.

An edition in Very Good condition with denting to the aged board edges in a clipped dust-jacket with the price still visible in Good+ condition with soiling, edgewear and toning from age.

El Campesino is a harrowing, yet ultimately uplifting, account of life in Soviet Russia during the Stalin era. Valentin Gonzalez and Julian Gorkin, two farmworkers in the Ukraine, provide an intimate and heartbreaking view of life in the countryside during the 1930s and 1940s. The book vividly tells the story of their struggles to survive in a society that was constantly changing and hostile. Despite the hardships, the two men retain their sense of humor and courage. El Campesino is an insightful and powerful book that will leave readers with a renewed understanding of the human cost of political repression.; 8vo; 218 pages; TBC.

Price: $30.94