Light shelfwear to edges and boards. DJ covered with mylar and not clipped. Pages tight and clean. Library discard with usual marks and attachments. Pocket removed. 204 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1977. ISBN: 0405120045. Translated by Maxine Bronstein with foreward by Maurice Friedberg. This picaresque, satiric novel, suppressed in Russia, relates the high-spirited adventures of Tolya Shifrin, an ebullient Jewish teenager who confronts the Soviet system at the end of the Stalin era.