The Gambler Wife: A True Story of Love, Risk, and the Woman Who Saved Dostoyevsky

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Price
$30.00  $27.60
Publisher
Riverhead Books
Publish Date
Pages
400
Dimensions
6.36 X 9.19 X 1.34 inches | 1.35 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780525537144

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About the Author

Andrew D. Kaufman is an associate professor, General Faculty, lecturer in Slavic Languages and Literatures, and assistant director of the Center for Teaching Excellence at the University of Virginia. A PhD in Slavic languages and literatures from Stanford University, Kaufman is the author of Give War and Peace a Chance: Tolstoyan Wisdom for Troubled Times and Understanding Tolstoy, and a coauthor of Russian for Dummies. His work has been featured on Today, NPR, and PBS, and in The Washington Post, and he has served as a Russian literature expert for Oprah's Book Club. Kaufman is the creator of Books Behind Bars, introducing incarcerated youth to the writings of Dostoyevsky and other authors.