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Fur Hat

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ISBN-10: 0156340305

ISBN-13: 9780156340304

Edition: 1991

Authors: Vladimir Voinovich

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In this satire of Soviet life, an insecure but much-published novelist, Yefim Rakhlin, learns that the Writers' Union is giving fur hats to its members based on their importance, and that he rates only fluffy tomcat. Translated by Susan Brownsberger.
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Book details

List price: $11.95
Copyright year: 1991
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 3/28/1991
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 132
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English

Vladimir Nikolayevich Voinovich (alternatively spelled Voynovich,nbsp;born September 26, 1932 in Dushanbe, Tajikstan) is a prominent Russian writer and a dissident. He is a member of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts in Department of Language and Literature.His magnum opus The Life and Extraordinary Adventures of Private Ivan Chonkin is set in the Red Army during World War II, satirically exposing the daily absurdities of the totalitarian regime. "Chonkin" is now a widely known figure in Russian popular culture and the book was also made into a film by the famous Czech director Jir� Menzel. Chonkin is often referred to as "the Russian Scaron;vejk".In 1986 he wrote a satire novel…