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The Resource The summer guest : a novel, Alison Anderson

The summer guest : a novel, Alison Anderson

Label
The summer guest : a novel
Title
The summer guest
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Alison Anderson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
To keep herself occupied after recently losing her sight, Zinaida begins a diary in the summer of 1888. When a family rents a guesthouse on her family's estate, Zinaida meets and befriends Anton, the middle son, who is a doctor and a writer. As the summer progresses, Zinaida's diary becomes an intimate, introspective narrative of her singular relationship with Anton. More than a century later, Katya Kendall discovers Zinaida's diary, and in a last attempt to save her publishing business, she hires Ana to translate the diary. They soon realize that Zinaida's Anton is actually Anton Chekhov, the author and playwright, and that the diary points to the possibility that Chekhov used that summer to write a novel. As Katya and Ana delve deeper, they reflect on the events and forces which have steered them to where they are, and they discover that the manuscript is not the only mystery the diary holds. --
Summary
After a diary documenting a friendship between a young Ukrainian doctor and author Anton Pavlovich Chekhov is found, Katya Kendall believes it may be the key to saving her struggling publishing house
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Assigning source
adapted from publisher website and Kirkus reviews
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10484328
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Anderson, Alison
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich
  • Women editors
  • Women translators
  • Women physicians
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich
  • Women editors
  • Women physicians
  • Women translators
Target audience
adult
Label
The summer guest : a novel, Alison Anderson
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
ocn907948367
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
385 pages
Isbn
9780062423382
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2015014351
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)907948367
Label
The summer guest : a novel, Alison Anderson
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
ocn907948367
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
385 pages
Isbn
9780062423382
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2015014351
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)907948367

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