Trotsky: downfall of a revolutionary

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In Trotsky: Downfall of a Revolutionary, Stanford University lecturer Bertrand M. Patenaude tells thedramatic 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.

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subject_facet Mexico -- History -- 1910-1946
table_of_contents Armored train -- The verdict -- Man of October -- Day of the dead -- The trouble with father -- Prisoners and provocateurs -- Fellow travelers -- The great dictator -- To the Finland station -- Lucky strike -- Deadline.
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