One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovitch (Cliffs Notes) by Franz G. Blaha
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In CliffsNotes on One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich,
you explore the short book that established Alexander Solzhenitsyn's
reputation and instantly placed him on the master list of human rights
advocates. It describes a typical day in the life of an inmate in the
Siberian prison camps of Stalinist Soviet Union.
guide carefully documents the ordeal of prisoner S-854 through his
ten-year sentence in the Gulag. You'll find a summary and critical
analyses of each section of the novel, and explore the life and
background of the author, Alexander Solzhenitsyn, and gain insight into
how he came to write the novel. Other features that help you study
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A history of the Gulag prison system and what crimes could get people sentenced to them
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