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Writing in The New Republic, Nobel laureate Czeslaw Milosz said of Adam Michnik, "Before his unbending will, which pushes him to pay with his own person every time he encounters injustice. I feel what probably was felt by an average Hindu confronted by the devotion of Gandhi: admiration mixed with incredulity and hope. . . . Michnik is one of those who bring honor to the l ...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published March 1st 1993 by University Of Chicago Press
(first published January 1st 1979)
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Adam Michnik, a leading force in the Solidarity trade union movement against communist totalitarianism, is the founder and editor in chief of the largest Polish daily newspaper, Gazeta Wyborcza, where he sometimes writes under the pen-names of Andrzej Zagozda or Andrzej Jagodziński. In 1966–1989 he was one of the leading organisers of the illegal, democratic opposition in Poland. A historian, essa ...moreMore about Adam Michnik...