The Resource Russian winter, Daphne Kalotay

Russian winter, Daphne Kalotay

Label
Russian winter
Title
Russian winter
Statement of responsibility
Daphne Kalotay
Creator
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Set in contemporary Boston and in Moscow after the Second World War, Russian Winter tells the story of Nina Revskaya, who rose through the ranks of the Bolshoi Ballet to become one of the Soviet Union's greatest ballerinas, until her defection in 1952 on the heels of a terrible betrayal. Now confined to a wheelchair, Nina finds herself confronted by her haunting past in the form of a letter from Grigori Slonim, a professor of foreign languages who believes he may be Nina's illegitimate son: he has enclosed a photograph of an amber pendant as evidence to support his claim. Prompted by the letter, Nina decides to auction her famed jewellery collection, including the matching amber earrings and bracelet she now feels compelled to divest, thus setting into motion a tale that weaves together a contemporary academic mystery with the long-ago tale of a group of friends whose ability to love and to create are tragically compromised by the repressions of the Stalinist regime
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Russian winter, Daphne Kalotay
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Russian winter, Daphne Kalotay
Publication
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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
13613759
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Extent
466 pages
Isbn
9780099553243
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) TAU168152
  • (OCoLC)692286726

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