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The Oak and the Calf: A Memoir
The Oak and the Calf: A Memoir
By Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn
Harper, 1980, 568 pp

Solzhenitsyn's own story of his years of struggle with the Soviet authorities over the writing and publication of his works in the U.S.S.R. Of interest and significance not only in revealing the workings of the Soviet system, but also in illustrating the dilemmas posed by the dissidents both to the Kremlin and to the West.