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K Blows Top
A Cold War Comic Interlude Starring Nikita Khrushchev, America's Most Unlikely Tourist
Published for the fiftieth anniversary of the trip, K Blows Top is a work of history that reads like a Vonnegut novel. This cantankerous communist’s road trip took place against the backdrop of the fifties in capitalist America, with the shadow of the hydrogen bomb hanging over his visit like the Sword of Damocles. As Khrushchev kept reminding people, he was a hot-tempered man who possessed the power to incinerate America.
352 pages; ISBN 9780786741564
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