Description - Dismantling Utopia by Scott Shane
A brilliant and original account of how Gorbachev's easing of information controls destroyed the illusions of communism and drove the Soviet system to ruin. "Shane writes with such bracing authority, such startling insight, that Dismantling Utopia must be regarded as one of the essential works on the fall of the Soviet Union." -Jonathan Kirsch, Los Angeles Times.
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Author Biography - Scott Shane
Scott Shane was the Baltimore Sun's Moscow correspondent from 1988 to 1991. A graduate of Williams College and Oxford University, he also studied at Leningrad State University. He is now a special project reporter for the Sun and lives in Baltimore.