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American boy in the Soviet Union

Harry Eisman

American boy in the Soviet Union

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Published by Youth Publishers in New York .
Written in English


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Statementby Harry Eisman.
The Physical Object
Pagination63p. ;
Number of Pages63
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Open LibraryOL20209945M


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Failing to gain recognition for his music in his native United States, he achieved celebrity in South America in the. The cinema of the Soviet Union includes films produced by the constituent republics of the Soviet Union reflecting elements of their pre-Soviet culture, language and history, albeit they were all regulated by the central government in Moscow.

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