The Resource Away, Amy Bloom

Away, Amy Bloom

Label
Away
Title
Away
Statement of responsibility
Amy Bloom
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Book-of-the-Month Club selection.<P>New York Times bestseller.<P><I>"Bloom has created an extraordinary range of characters? settings and emotions. Absolutely stunning." </i>- Publishers Weekly? starred.<P><i>"Amy Bloom gets more meaning into individual sentences that most authors manage in whole books." </i>- The New Yorker.<P><i>"Accessible to the point of pure enthrallment without compromising its eloquence or thematic strength. Yet it is also a classic page-turner? one that delivers a relentlessly good read." </i>- New York Times.<P>Panoramic in scope? Away is the epic and intimate story of young Lillian Leyb? a dangerous innocent? an accidental heroine. When her family is destroyed in a Russian pogrom? Lillian comes to America alone? determined to make her way in a new land. When word comes that her daughter? Sophie? might still be alive? Lillian embarks on an odyssey that takes her from the world of the Yiddish theater on New York-s Lower East Side? to Seattle's Jazz District? and up to Alaska? along the fabled Telegraph Trail toward Siberia
Summary
Arriving in America alone after her family is destroyed in a Russian pogrom, Lillian Leyb receives word that her daughter Sophie might still be alive and embarks on a risky odyssey that takes her from New York's Lower East Side to Seattle's Jazz District, Alaska, and along the Telegraph Trail toward Siberia to find the missing girl
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
ALA Notable Book, 2008.
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169903
Cataloging source
DLC
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1953-
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Bloom, Amy
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Adult
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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American fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
Away, Amy Bloom
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
  • Hard cover ed. /
  • Large Print.
Extent
287
Isbn
9781602851023
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781602851023
Label
Away, Amy Bloom
Publication
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
  • Hard cover ed. /
  • Large Print.
Extent
287
Isbn
9781602851023
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781602851023

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