loading

1-866-598-8449

Customer Service available Mon - Fri 9am to 9pm EST Sat & Sun 1pm to 8pm EST

President's Holiday, The

President's Holiday, The

Penny Gold

ISBN: 9781854595751

Describes the story of the coup that overthrew Gorbachev - and the Soviet Union.

More Information Below:

Description
$18.95
Trade Paperback

This item is not in stock, but you aren't out of luck!

Let us know if you need it! We'll notify you once it is available.

Before adding items to your notifications list, please create an account or log-in.


Licensing Rights for this title are not available through Samuel French.


Description
Part political thriller and part personal drama, "The President's Holiday" is a gripping and deeply moving play about Gorbachev's final hours as President of the USSR.One late summer afternoon, a successful middle-aged man sits peacefully with his wife on the veranda of their summer house. Half an hour later, the building is swarming with secret police and heavily armed officers, and he and his family are in fear of their lives.The man is Mikhail Gorbachev, the President of the USSR, and the date is 18 August 1991.Penny Gold draws on the diaries of Raisa Gorbachev to tell the story of a family under siege and an idealist who unwittingly destroys everything for which he has fought.
Now Playing
Loading
Producer
City
State
Opening
Closing