The Man Without a Face

By Masha Gessen


A chilling and unflinching portrait of one of the most fearsome figures in world politics. In 1999, the “Family” surrounding Boris Yeltsin went looking for a successor to the ailing and increasingly unpopular president. Vladimir Putin, with very little governmental or administrative experience—he’d been deputy mayor of St. Petersburg, and br…


Published date: January 1, 2010
Type: Books
Genre: History, Nonfiction, Politics

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Masha Gessen's book on Putin is best I know well. Operative in the Kremlin also has a lot of details. & Browder.