The Resource In paradise, Peter Matthiessen

In paradise, Peter Matthiessen

Label
In paradise
Title
In paradise
Statement of responsibility
Peter Matthiessen
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the late autumn of 1996, more than a hundred people gather at the site of a former death camp. Throughout that week, they offer prayer and witness at the crematoria and meditate in all weathers on the selection platform. They eat and sleep in the sparse quarters of the Nazi officers who, half a century before, sent more than a million Jews to their deaths in this single camp. These people are joined by Clements Olin, an American academic of Polish descent, there to complete his research on the strange suicide of a survivor
Summary
Joining a diverse group of visitors at the site of a former Nazi concentration camp, Polish-American academic Clements Olin performs research while witnessing personal and political tensions erupting among his fellow participants
Tone
Character
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice, 2014.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10298041
Cataloging source
AU@
Characteristic
document
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Matthiessen, Peter
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teachers
  • Jewish women
  • Family secrets
Target audience
adult
Label
In paradise, Peter Matthiessen
Link
http://goldcoast.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=28AB5C03-F0CE-42E2-A36F-2D87EE63A31B
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781925113228
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
28AB5C03-F0CE-42E2-A36F-2D87EE63A31B
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o865468931
  • (OCoLC)865468931
Label
In paradise, Peter Matthiessen
Link
http://goldcoast.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=28AB5C03-F0CE-42E2-A36F-2D87EE63A31B
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781925113228
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
28AB5C03-F0CE-42E2-A36F-2D87EE63A31B
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o865468931
  • (OCoLC)865468931

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