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Book Information: Golden Calf, the

Golden Calf, the (1931) [Novel]
by Ilya Ilf Evgeny Petrov Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Summary (From the publisher):

Set during the New Economic Policy (NEP), THE GOLDEN CALF chronicles the adventures of con man Ostap Bender (a.k.a., the "Grand Strategist") and his merry band of mischief-makers on a raucously hilarious jaunt across the "wild west" of the early Soviet Union. Their mark: Alexander Koreiko, another shady figure who exploited the corruption and chaos of the NEP to become an "underground millionaire." Once Bender hears of Koreiko, the chase is on. It's time to con the con man and get the rubles necessary to escape to the beaches and white pants of Rio de Janeiro ...

Original title: Золотой теленок
Alternative titles: The Little Golden Calf
Original languages: Russian

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Genre: FictionGeneral FictionHumorSatire

Edition #1: The Litte Golden Calf

The Litte Golden Calf (2009)
Edition Details (From the publisher):

Copiously annotated (nearly 300 footnotes), and includes an introduction by Alexandra Ilf, the daughter of one of the book s two co-authors.

Language: English

Translated by: Anne O. Fisher
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Manifested in:

The Litte Golden Calf (December 2009)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: Montpelier, VT
Publisher: Russian Life Books
ISBN: 9781880100615
Dimensions: 5.2 x 8 x 1.1 in
Pages: 448

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Edition #2: The Golden Calf

The Golden Calf (2009)
Edition Details:

This translation is based on the uncensored original, and it restores pieces missing from earlier versions, including a witty "From the Authors" rant about humor and satire.

Language: English

Translated by: Konstantin Gurevich Helen Anderson
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The Golden Calf (December 2009)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Open Letter Books
ISBN: 9781934824078
Pages: 315

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Edition #3: The Golden Calf

The Golden Calf (1962)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: John H. C. Richardson
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The Golden Calf (1962)

Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Random House
Pages: 390

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Edition #4: The Litte Golden Calf

The Litte Golden Calf (1932)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Charles Malamuth
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The Litte Golden Calf (1932)

Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc.
Pages: 402

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