Preface: A Dangerous Subject Cast of Characters 1.A Scripted Trial 2.How a Son Informs on His Father 3.Morozov's Other Feats on Paper and in Real Life 4.Was He Ever a Pioneer? 5.The Family as a Terrorist Organization 6.Posthumous Rehabilitation of the Innocent 7.Who was the Real Murderer? 8.The Myth: An Example of the New Man 9.Authors and Victims of Heroization 10.Hail to the Informers! 11.How Many Pavliks Were There? 12.Pavlik Morozov and Comrade Stalin 13.Pilgrimage to Gerasimovka 14.To Inform, or Not to Inform? Epilogue: What Has Happened to Informer 001 Now that the Soviet Union Has Collapsed Russian Periodicals Mentioned in the Book Bibliography Index
Yuri Druzhnikov (1933-2008) was professor of Russian literature at the University of California-Davis. As a Moscow dissident, he was blacklisted in Russia for fifteen years. He served as vice-president of the International Pen Club, and his other works include Passport to Yesterday, Prisoner of Russia , and Angels on the Head of a Pin .