The Resource Invitation to a bonfire : a novel, Adrienne Celt

Invitation to a bonfire : a novel, Adrienne Celt

Label
Invitation to a bonfire : a novel
Title
Invitation to a bonfire
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Adrienne Celt
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
1920s. Zoya Andropova, a refugee from the Soviet Union, finds herself in the alien landscape of an elite all-girls New Jersey boarding school. Having lost her family, her home, and her sense of purpose, Zoya struggles to belong, a task made more difficult by the malice her peers heap on scholarship students and her new country's paranoia about Russian spies. When she meets visiting writer and fellow Russian émigré Leo Orlov, her luck seems to have taken a turn for the better. But he is committed to his art and bound by the sinister orchestrations of his brilliant wife, Vera
Summary
Sent to an elite all-girls New Jersey boarding school in the 1920s, a Russian scholarship student endures bullying and prejudice before falling into the obsessive circles of a much-admired writer and his scheming wife
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10664714
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Celt, Adrienne
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Boarding schools
  • Russian Americans
  • Refugees
  • Identity (Psychology)
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • Soviet Union
Target audience
adult
Label
Invitation to a bonfire : a novel, Adrienne Celt
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
246 pages
Isbn
9781408895153
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Invitation to a bonfire : a novel, Adrienne Celt
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
246 pages
Isbn
9781408895153
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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