The Resource A terrible country, Keith Gessen

A terrible country, Keith Gessen

Label
A terrible country
Title
A terrible country
Statement of responsibility
Keith Gessen
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the summer of 2008, Andrei Kaplan moves from New York to Moscow to look after his ageing grandmother, a woman who survived the dark days of communism and witnessed Russia's violent capitalist transformation. She welcomes Andrei into her home, even if she can't always remember who he is. Andrei learns to navigate Putin's Moscow, still the city of his birth, but with more expensive coffee. He looks after his elderly - but surprisingly sharp! - grandmother, finds a place to play hockey, a cafae to send emails, and eventually some friends, including a beautiful young activist named Yulia. Capturing with a miniaturist's brush the unfolding demands of family, fortune, personal ambition, ideology, and desire, A Terrible Country is a compelling novel about ageing, radical politics, Russia at a crossroads, and the difficulty – or impossibility – of actually changing one’s life
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gessen, Keith
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3607.E87
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Families
  • Grandmothers
  • Identity (Psychology)
  • Political activists
  • Russian Americans
  • Moscow (Russia)
Label
A terrible country, Keith Gessen
Link
http://ebook.3m.com/library/GCL-document_id-sazgsg9
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
Cloudon1039079282
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781910695777
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
sazgsg9
Label
A terrible country, Keith Gessen
Link
http://ebook.3m.com/library/GCL-document_id-sazgsg9
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
Cloudon1039079282
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781910695777
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
sazgsg9

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