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Khrushchev on Khrushchev: An Inside Account of the Man and His Era, by His Son, Sergei Khrushchev
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July 20, 2013 – Started Reading
July 20, 2013 – Shelved
July 27, 2013 –34.32% "K on the eve of the coup- "I have done the main thing. Relations among us, the style of leadership, has changed drastically. Could anyone have dreamed of telling Stalin that he didn't suit us anymore, and suggesting that he retire? Not even a wet spot would have remained where we had been standing. Now everything is different. the fear's gone and we can talk as equals. That's my contribution. I won't put up a fight.""
July 29, 2013 –40.68% ""Stalin's character had a definite effect on the way of life led by Politburo members.Deep down,he seemed to hate family life,to fear that mutual trust and loyalty between husband and wife would somehow infringe on his monopoly over the thoughts of his comrades in arms.Stalin has instituted Eastern traditions that kept women out of men's affairs.""
March 30, 2014 – Finished Reading