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The Resource A terrible country : a novel, Keith Gessen

A terrible country : a novel, Keith Gessen

Label
A terrible country : a novel
Title
A terrible country
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Keith Gessen
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Called upon to care for his ailing grandmother in Russia, "Andrei sublets his room in Brooklyn, packs up his hockey stuff, and moves into the apartment that Stalin himself had given his grandmother, a woman who has outlived her husband and most of her friends ... [He] learns to navigate Putin's Moscow, still the city of his birth, but with more expensive coffee. He looks after his elderly ... grandmother, finds a place to play hockey, a cafe to send emails, and eventually some friends ... When he becomes entangled with a group of leftists, Andrei's politics and his allegiances are tested, and he is forced to come to terms with the Russian society he was born into and the American one he has enjoyed since he was a kid"--
Summary
After Andrei Kaplan returns to Moscow to care for his ailing grandmother, he becomes entangled with a group of leftists and he is forced to come to terms with the Russian society he was born into and the American one he has enjoyed since he was a kid
Theme
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10677144
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gessen, Keith
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Russian Americans
  • Grandmothers
  • Families
  • Self-actualization (Psychology)
  • Identity (Psychology)
  • Moscow (Russia)
Target audience
general
Label
A terrible country : a novel, Keith Gessen
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
338 pages
Isbn
9780735221314
Lccn
2018025065
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1038241877
Label
A terrible country : a novel, Keith Gessen
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
338 pages
Isbn
9780735221314
Lccn
2018025065
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1038241877

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