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The Resource The possessed : adventures with Russian books and the people who read them, Elif Batuman

The possessed : adventures with Russian books and the people who read them, Elif Batuman

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The possessed : adventures with Russian books and the people who read them
Title
The possessed
Title remainder
adventures with Russian books and the people who read them
Statement of responsibility
Elif Batuman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Literally and metaphorically following the footsteps of her favorite authors, Batuman searches for the answers to the big questions in the details of lived experience, combining fresh readings of the great Russians, from Pushkin to Platonov, with the sad and funny stories of the lives they continue to influence--including her own
Summary
An award-winning Stanford University literary professor documents the stories of individuals who have dedicated their lives in occasionally absurd ways to pay tribute to Russian classics
Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2010
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
340406
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1977-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Batuman, Elif
Dewey number
891.7/09
Index
no index present
LC call number
PG2986
LC item number
.B33 2010
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Russian literature
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
adventures with Russian books and the people who read them
Label
The possessed : adventures with Russian books and the people who read them, Elif Batuman
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
Control code
760098
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
296 pages
Isbn
9780374532185
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009025416
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780374532185
  • (OCoLC)417444181
Label
The possessed : adventures with Russian books and the people who read them, Elif Batuman
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
760098
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
296 pages
Isbn
9780374532185
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009025416
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780374532185
  • (OCoLC)417444181

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