Tuesday, December 11, 2012

December 11: Alexksandr Solzhenitsyn's Birthday

Today, Dec. 11, is the birthday of Alexksandr Solzhenitsyn, who won the Nobel Prize in literature in 1970, and spent 18 years (1976-1994) in exile from Russia living in Cavendish, VT. While here, he wrote the “Red Wheel.” Solzhenitsyn died in 2008 in Russia.

For More information
New York Times Obituary 
Nobel Prize autobiography 

At home in Cavendish.
Attending Cavendish Bicennetial 1991 with his wife. Dick Pratt, veteran and photographer, is in the background

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