The Writer Who Changed History - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
By Margo Caulfield
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This book was born of an attempt to answer an American third-grader’s question: How could it be that a decorated Soviet officer was removed from the front lines and imprisoned for years simply for making a negative comment about Stalin? To help children understand how one person can “write” a wrong and change the course of history, Caulfield (like Solzhenitsyn himself, a longtime resident of Cavendish, VT) has penned the first children’s biography of Solzhenitsyn, sharing his extraordinary journey...
from young Russian child to Communist student
from heroic soldier to gulag prisoner
from unknown provincial schoolteacher to Nobel prize-winning author
from a “traitor” expelled by the Soviet government to a living legend finally returned home.