Wayne, Kyra Petrovskaya
Title SHURIK: A Story from the Siege of Leningrad
Book Condition Light wear to the shelf edge, mild bumping to upper corner tips, else nearly fine; in a lightly age-toned, and somewhat rubbed illustrated dust jacket that has been neatly price-clipped.
Edition First edition, first printing. Illustrated with photographs and maps. Introduction by Harrison E. Salisbury.
Publisher New York: A.W.W. Norton/Grosset & Dunlap, Inc., (1970).
0448261669 / 9780448261669
Seller ID 43312.00
Poignant story of a beautiful Russian nurse and a homeless orphan boy during the three-year siege of Leningrad in WWII. SIGNED by the author and inscribed, "To my dear 'Comrade' Alice Baca, who was a mid-wife to my 'Shurik'. With affection, Kyra Wayne."
Russian History. Juvenile Non-Fiction. Children's Literature. World History. Signed. World War II.