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Memoirs

Sakharov, Andrei

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ISBN 10: 0394537408 / ISBN 13: 9780394537405
Published by Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1990
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25 cm, 773, illus., glossary of names, red mark on top edge, some wear and soiling to DJ, front DJ flap price clipped. A pioneering physicist, creator of the Soviet H-bomb, and Nobel laureate, Andrei Sakharov gave up his privileges and positions to become the leader of the Soviet dissident movement. Bookseller Inventory # 28691

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Title: Memoirs

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York

Publication Date: 1990

Book Condition: very good, good

Edition: First American Edition. First? Printing.

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The late Soviet physicist, activist, and Nobel laureate describes his upbringing, scientific work, rejection of Soviet repression, peace and human rights concerns, marriage and family, and persecution by the KGB

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"Destined to take its place as one of the great testaments to human freedom in this or any age...a complex and brilliant blend of personal history, scientific insight,
and a lesson in uncommon moral development."--The San Francisco Chronicle

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