Svetlana Alexievich

Цинковые мальчики

1989 (First published)

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Author
Svetlana Alexievich
Date
1989 First published
Publication Location Russia
Genre
Language Russian
Notes Цинковые мальчики is a collection of first-hand accounts from the Soviet war in Afghanistan (1979-1989). Published in English as 'Zinky Boys: Soviet Voices from a Forgotten War' and as 'Boys in Zinc'. The title refers to the dead Soviet soldiers whose bodies were brought back to the USSR in zinc-lined coffins.

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