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The Resource All That Is Solid Melts into Air

All That Is Solid Melts into Air

Label
All That Is Solid Melts into Air
Title
All That Is Solid Melts into Air
Statement of responsibility
Darragh Mckeon
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
All That Is Solid Melts into Air is a gripping end-of-empire novel, charting the collapse of the Soviet Union through the focalpoint of the Chernobyl disaster. Part historical epic, part love story, it recalls The English Patient in its mix of emotional intimacy and sweeping landscape.In a run-down apartment block in Moscow, a nine-year-old piano prodigy practices silently for fear of disturbing the neighbors.In a factory on the outskirts of the city, his aunt makes car parts, trying to hide her dissident past.In the hospital, a leading surgeon buries himself deep in his work to avoid facing his failed marriage.And in a rural village in the Ukraine, a teenage boy wakes up to a sky of the deepest crimson. In the fields, the ears of the cattle are dripping blood. Ten miles away, at the Chernobyl Power Plant, something unimaginable has happened.Now their lives will change forever.All That Is Solid Melts Into Air is an astonishing end-of-empire novel by a major new talent
Summary
A story about the lives of everyday ordinary people in Ukraine trying to survive after Chornobyl as the Soviet Union struggles to deal with a disaster of this proportion.
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
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10307646
Cataloging source
BT
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1979-
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McKeon, Darragh
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
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  • Fiction
  • Literature
  • Historical Fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
All That Is Solid Melts into Air
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:3541d210-4a7a-45b7-b907-9626719fba67
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780062246882
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
All That Is Solid Melts into Air
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:3541d210-4a7a-45b7-b907-9626719fba67
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780062246882
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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