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When I Was a Boy in Russia (Spanish, Paperback): Vladimir Karpovich Debogori?-Mokrievich
When I Was a Boy in Russia (Spanish, Paperback): Vladimir Karpovich Debogori?-Mokrievich

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Vladimir Karpovich Debogori?-Mokrievich

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Este libro historico puede tener numerosos errores tipograficos y texto faltante. Los compradores pueden descargar una copia gratuita escaneada del libro original (sin errores tipograficos) desde la editorial. No indexado. No se muestra. 1916 edition. Extracto: ...of indignation. He took still more to reading, and spent all his pocket money buying books. It was a year before his graduation that he showed me one evening his new treasures--two sets of Belinsky and Dobroliubov, both Russian classics. "Vania, I'm glad," I said, looking at the handsome volumes; "you've wanted them for years." "Yes," he agreed; "won't it be fun reading them out loud at home during vacations?" "By the way, Vania," I continued, after examining the books, " didn't you have a row with Tulub this morning? One of the boys told me he heard something about it." "It wasn't much," Ivan answered. "He's looking for trouble--I suppose he doesn't think me safe, so he made some remark about my uniform this morning. I told him he didn't know anything about it, so then he made some more remarks. Well, I can stand a good deal, but I won't tolerate public insult.... I told him exactly what I thought of him." I wondered just what Ivan had said, for I knew that he was utterly reckless once his pride was roused. It made me uneasy. Another day Tulub made trouble for Ivan because he wore high boots, to which he took exception. "Don't let me see you in them again," he bellowed at Ivan. "I'll wear them as long as I please," was the calm reply. All through that year and the next--which was Ivan's final year at the gymnasium--this system of persistent nagging and public insult continued. It did not surprise any one, accordingly, that the final break was both sudden and stormy. Unfortunately Ivan had also had trouble with the governor of the government, Goremykin. There was a rule that all the gymnasium boys must take off their hats upon meeting the governor. One day Ivan met him in the street outside the...


Imprint: Theclassics.Us
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: Vladimir Karpovich Debogori?-Mokrievich
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 26
ISBN-13: 978-1-230-33653-4
Languages: Spanish
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-230-33653-2
Barcode: 9781230336534

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