New York Review of Books
September 30, 1999
5.04 X 8.18 X 0.98 inches | 1.18 pounds
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About the Author
Alexander Berkman was born of a prosperous Jewish family in Russia in 1870 and emigrated to America as a young man. Deported for political reasons from the U.S. in 1919, he went to the Soviet Union, from which he was in turn expelled. "Expelled again and again," he once wrote. "Must get off the earth, but am still here. John William Ward (1922-1985) was an American Studies scholar who taught at Princeton University and Amherst College. He was President of Amherst College from 1971-1979. His best known book was Andrew Jackson: Symbol for An Age.