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Alexander Dolgun's Story: An American in the Gulag

by Dolgun, Alexander; Watson, Patrick

First Edition

Price: $22.00
from: Rose's Books, IOBA


  • Seller Inventory #: EM-B1162-11
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0002621509
  • ISBN 13: 9780002621502
  • Publisher: Alfred A Knopf
  • Place: New York, NY
  • Date published: 1975
  • Keywords: SOVIET UNION PRISON SURVIVAL

New York, NY: Alfred A Knopf, 1975. NY: Knopf, 1975. First edition. 8vo. Cloth with gilt lettering, 370pp. Appears unread. In 1948 twenty-two year old American Alex Dolgun is in the Soviet Union and he is more interested in his girl, in sports, in keeping up with the Hit Parade back home than in any kind of politics. He is hailed by a stranger- a Secret Police operative. Within seconds he is a prisoner of the MGB. He will live in their search light for the next 24 years. Dolgun's story is history made personal, the descent into the Inferno told by one who came back. Owner name on front endpaper. Very good in a very good dust jacket, protected by a mylar cover.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.