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The Resource Europe central, William T. Vollmann

Europe central, William T. Vollmann

Label
Europe central
Title
Europe central
Statement of responsibility
William T. Vollmann
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Vollmann presents a mesmerizing series of intertwined paired stories that compare and contrast the moral decisions made by various figures (some famous, some infamous, some unknown) associated with the warring authoritarian cultures of Germany and the USSR from 1900-1968
Summary
Vollmann presents a mesmerizing series of intertwined paired stories that compare and contrast the moral decisions made by various figures (some famous, some infamous, some unknown) associated with the warring authoritarian cultures of Germany and the USSR from 1900-1968
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2005.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2005.
  • National Book Award for Fiction, 2005.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2005
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
131915
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Vollmann, William T
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3572.O395
LC item number
E97 2005
Literary form
short stories
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Germany
  • Soviet Union
  • Short stories
Target audience
adult
Label
Europe central, William T. Vollmann
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 753-808)
Contents
  • Opus 40 (USSR, 1935)
  • Operation Magic Fire (Germany, 1936)
  • And I'd dry my salty hair (USSR, 1937)
  • Case White (Germany, 1939)
  • Operation Barbarossa (USSR, 1941)
  • The Sleepwalker (Germany, 1936-1945)
  • The palm tree of Deborah (USSR, 1906-1942)
  • Untouched (Germany, 1939-1945)
  • Far and wide my country stretches (USSR, 1936-1968)
  • Breakout (USSR and Germany, 1942-1946)
  • Steel in motion (Europe, 1939-1945)
  • The last field-marshal (Germany and USSR, 1942-1957)
  • Zoya (USSR, 1941)
  • Clean hands (Germany, 1942-1945)
  • The second front (USSR, 1943)
  • Operation Citadel (USSR, 1943)
  • The telephone rings (USSR, 1944)
  • Ecstasy (USSR, 1945)
  • Operation Hagen (Germany, 1945)
  • Into the mountain (Germany, 1945)
  • Denazification (Germany, 1945)
  • Saviors (USSR, 1918)
  • Airlift idylls (West Germany, 1951)
  • The red guillotine (East Germany, 1963)
  • We'll never mention it again (USSR, 1959)
  • Why we don't talk about Freya anymore (East Germany, 1960)
  • Operation Wolund (USSR, 1961)
  • Opus 110 (USSR, 1943-1975)
  • A pianist from Kilgore (USSR, 1958)
  • Lost victories (West Germany, 1962)
  • The White Nights of Leningrad (USSR, 1941)
  • Mobilization (Germany, 1914)
  • Woman with a dead child (Germany, 1927)
  • You have shut the Danube's gates (USSR, 1936)
  • Elena's rockets (USSR, 1931)
  • Maiden voyage (Germany, 1933-1939)
  • When Parzival killed the red knight (Germany, 1934)
Control code
ocm56911959
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
811 p.
Isbn
9780143036593
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2004061170
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)56911959
Label
Europe central, William T. Vollmann
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 753-808)
Contents
  • Opus 40 (USSR, 1935)
  • Operation Magic Fire (Germany, 1936)
  • And I'd dry my salty hair (USSR, 1937)
  • Case White (Germany, 1939)
  • Operation Barbarossa (USSR, 1941)
  • The Sleepwalker (Germany, 1936-1945)
  • The palm tree of Deborah (USSR, 1906-1942)
  • Untouched (Germany, 1939-1945)
  • Far and wide my country stretches (USSR, 1936-1968)
  • Breakout (USSR and Germany, 1942-1946)
  • Steel in motion (Europe, 1939-1945)
  • The last field-marshal (Germany and USSR, 1942-1957)
  • Zoya (USSR, 1941)
  • Clean hands (Germany, 1942-1945)
  • The second front (USSR, 1943)
  • Operation Citadel (USSR, 1943)
  • The telephone rings (USSR, 1944)
  • Ecstasy (USSR, 1945)
  • Operation Hagen (Germany, 1945)
  • Into the mountain (Germany, 1945)
  • Denazification (Germany, 1945)
  • Saviors (USSR, 1918)
  • Airlift idylls (West Germany, 1951)
  • The red guillotine (East Germany, 1963)
  • We'll never mention it again (USSR, 1959)
  • Why we don't talk about Freya anymore (East Germany, 1960)
  • Operation Wolund (USSR, 1961)
  • Opus 110 (USSR, 1943-1975)
  • A pianist from Kilgore (USSR, 1958)
  • Lost victories (West Germany, 1962)
  • The White Nights of Leningrad (USSR, 1941)
  • Mobilization (Germany, 1914)
  • Woman with a dead child (Germany, 1927)
  • You have shut the Danube's gates (USSR, 1936)
  • Elena's rockets (USSR, 1931)
  • Maiden voyage (Germany, 1933-1939)
  • When Parzival killed the red knight (Germany, 1934)
Control code
ocm56911959
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
811 p.
Isbn
9780143036593
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2004061170
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)56911959

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