The Resource In paradise, by Peter Mathiessen

In paradise, by Peter Mathiessen

Label
In paradise
Title
In paradise
Statement of responsibility
by Peter Mathiessen
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1996, more than a hundred people gather at the site of a former death camp. They offer prayer and witness at the crematoria and meditate on the selection platform. They eat and sleep in the Nazi officers, quarters. They are joined by an American academic of Polish descent, there to complete research on the suicide of a survivor. As the days pass, tensions surface among the participants, stripping away any easy pretense to resolution or healing
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
DLC
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
  • Large type books
  • Interpersonal relations
Target audience
adult
Label
In paradise, by Peter Mathiessen
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
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
285 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410472052
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781410472052
Label
In paradise, by Peter Mathiessen
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
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
285 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410472052
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781410472052

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