Penguin Celebrations - The Russian Album

Paperback | February 17, 2009

byMichael Ignatieff

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This dramatic and poignant chronicle of four generations of a Russian family begins in the dazzling court of Tsar Alexander III, traces the Ignatieff family's rise to power and influence in the imperial regime of Tsar Nicholas II, and sweeps us into an avalanche of revolution, civil war, and exile.

Drawing on family diaries, photographs in an old family album, and stories passed down from father to son, Michael Ignatieff movingly comes to terms with the meaning of his family's memories and history in an extraordinary time.

Penguin Group (Canada) has published this edition of The Russian Album in a traditional Penguin design in celebration of being named 2008 Publisher of the Year.

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This dramatic and poignant chronicle of four generations of a Russian family begins in the dazzling court of Tsar Alexander III, traces the Ignatieff family's rise to power and influence in the imperial regime of Tsar Nicholas II, and sweeps us into an avalanche of revolution, civil war, and exile.Drawing on family diaries, photographs...

Michael Ignatieff is a distinguished author of both fiction and non-fiction. His novel Scar Tissue was short-listed for the Booker Prize, while The Russian Album, a family memoir, won the Governor General’s Award and the Heinemann Prize from Britain’s Royal Society of Literature. His work on ethnic nationalism in the 1990s resulted in ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8 × 5.25 × 0.85 inPublished:February 17, 2009Publisher:Penguin CanadaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0143171658

ISBN - 13:9780143171652

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