The Downfall of a Revolutionary Hero
ISBN10: 0060820683 ISBN13: 9780060820688 Publisher: Harpercollins Published: Sep 15 2009 Pages: 370 Weight: 1.15lbs. Height: 9.75" Width: 6.75" Depth: 1.50" Language: English
In Trotsky: Downfall of a Revolutionary, Stanford University lecturer Bertrand M. Patenaude tells the dramatic story of Leon Trotsky's final years in exile in Mexico. Shedding new light on Trotsky's tumultuous friendship with painter Diego Rivera, his affair with Rivera's wife Frida Kahlo, and his torment as his family and comrades become victims of the Great Terror, Trotsky Downfall of a Revolutionary brilliantly illuminates the fateful and dramatic life of one of history's most famous yet elusive figures.