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Riot Days

Riot Days (Paperback)

By Alyokhina, Maria

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From activist, Pussy Riot member and freedom fighter Maria Alyokhina, a raw, hallucinatory, passionate account of her arrest, trial and imprisonment in Siberian jail for standing up for what she believed in.Freedom doesn't exist unless you fight for it every day.Revolution is his...tory. If we decided to fall out of it, to disappear, that would mean it would not be our history, but theirs. Not our country, but theirs. In this sense, we didn't take off our masks. We never left the church. On a T-shirt, I had written 'To Back Down an Inch is to Give Up a Mile'. I felt there was no sense in wearing a T-shirt with those words if you didn't hold yourself to them. We have the right to refuse. This is our right, yours and mine. You can't know all the laws by heart; you don't know what will happen if you refuse. But you have to try.
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ISBN 9780141986616
Released NZ 7 Jun 2018
Publisher Penguin
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9780141986616
Stock Available
Status In-stock at supplier; ships 7-14 working days
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Penguin Books Ltd
Released 7 Jun 2018
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Alyokhina, Maria
Category Indie Music
Biography & Autobiography
Biography & Autobiography: Historical, Political & Military
Civil Rights & Citizenship
Demonstrations & Protest Movements
Political Corruption
Number of Pages 208
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 12mm
Dewey Code 361.23092
Weight 157g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Protest movements - Russia Federation, Women - Political activity - Russia Federation, Women political activists - Russia Federation, Women political prisoners - Russia Federation - Siberia
NBS Text Autobiography: Historical, Political & Military
ONIX Text General/trade