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Sophia Tolstoy: A Biography Paperback – Jul 16 2011

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  • Paperback: 368 pages
  • Publisher: Free Press (July 16 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1416597603
  • ISBN-13: 978-1416597605
  • Product Dimensions: 15.9 x 2.8 x 23.5 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 626 g
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars 3 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #456,063 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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About the Author

Alexandra Popoff is the award-winning author of literary biographies Sophia Tolstoy (2010), The Wives: The Women Behind Russia’s Literary Giants (2012), and Tolstoy’s False Disciple: The Untold Story of Leo Tolstoy and Vladimir Chertkov (2014). Her book The Wives became a Wall Street Journal “Best Book of the Year.” Popoff taught Russian literature and history at the University of Saskatchewan before turning to literary biography. She has contributed to Huffington Post, The Boston Globe, The Globe and Mail, National Post, and The Philadelphia Inquirer. Born and raised in Moscow, she now lives in Canada.


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