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    • Zinky Boys

    • Soviet Voices from the Afghanistan War
    • By: Svetlana Alexievich, Julia Whitby - translator, Robin Whitby - translator, and others
    • Narrated by: Christine Marshall
    • Length: 7 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40

    From 1979 to 1989 a million Soviet troops engaged in a devastating war in Afghanistan that claimed 50,000 casualties - and the youth and humanity of many tens of thousands more. Creating controversy and outrage when it was first published in the USSR - it was called by reviewers there a "slanderous piece of fantasy" and part of a "hysterical chorus of malign attacks".

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant accounting of a terrible war

    • By Mary C Hinckley on 08-20-16

    Regular price: $19.95