The Resource In paradise, Peter Matthiessen

In paradise, Peter Matthiessen

Label
In paradise
Title
In paradise
Statement of responsibility
Peter Matthiessen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From the two-time National Book Award winning author of The Snow Leopard and Shadow Country, a short, powerful novel about an American professor of Holocaust Studies who, over the course of a weeklong spiritual retreat at Auschwitz, is forced to grapple with his own past and a family secret. . ."--
Summary
Joining a diverse group of visitors at the site of a former Nazi concentration camp, Polish-American academic Clements Olin performs research while witnessing personal and political tensions erupting among his fellow participants
Tone
Character
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice, 2014.
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10298041
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Matthiessen, Peter
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3563.A8584
LC item number
I5 2014
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
  • Teachers
  • Jewish women
  • Family secrets
  • Secrets
  • Suicide
  • Mothers and sons
  • Abandoned children
  • Family secrets
  • Jewish women
  • Teachers
Target audience
adult
Label
In paradise, Peter Matthiessen
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
ocn861479139
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
246 pages
Isbn
9781594633171
Lccn
2013046176
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40023415799
System control number
(OCoLC)861479139
Label
In paradise, Peter Matthiessen
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
ocn861479139
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
246 pages
Isbn
9781594633171
Lccn
2013046176
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40023415799
System control number
(OCoLC)861479139

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