NEW YORK TIMES WHEN THE WALL CAME DOWN – THE BERLIN WALL AND THE FALL OF SOVIET COMMUNISM (NEW YORK TIMES BOOKS) (1ST EDITION) BY SERGE SCHMEMANN

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Paperback, 128 Pages, Published 2007

ISBN 9780753461532
0753461536 | 0-7534-6153-6 | 978-0753461532 | 978-0-7534-6153-2

Now in paperback, current events get in-depth treatment in this exciting series produced in collaboration with the New York Times. First-person narratives by the world-renowned newspaper’s award-winning journalists tell the stories behind the headlines. This compelling account carries readers back to Berlin, Germany, in 1989, on the night that the Berlin Wall fell. From the moment his East German assistant bursts into his West Berlin office to tell him that the wall is open, Serge Schmemann is in the thick of things, taking readers along with him as he witnesses the celebration when the wall is opened and the dramatic changes that follow. From this unique perspective, readers learn about the Berlin Wall, its construction, and what it symbolized to the world.

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