Aleksandr (Isayevich) 1918-; Russ. writer, esp. of novels: in the U.S. 1976-94
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Soviet writer and dissident whose works, including One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (1962) and The Gulag Archipelago (1973-1975), exposed the brutality of the Soviet labor camp system. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1970.