The Resource The little Russian, Susan Sherman, (electronic resource)

The little Russian, Susan Sherman, (electronic resource)

Label
The little Russian
Title
The little Russian
Statement of responsibility
Susan Sherman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The Little Russian spotlights an exciting new voice in historical fiction, an assured debut that should appeal to readers of Away by Amy Bloom or Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier. The novel tells the story of Berta Alshonsky, who revels in childhood memories of her time spent with a wealthy family in Moscow--a life filled with salons, balls, and all the trappings of the Upper Class--very different from her current life as a grocer's daughter in the Jewish townlet of Mosny. So when a mysterious and cultured wheat merchant walks into the grocery, Berta's life is forever altered. She falls in love, unaware that he is a member of the Bund, The Jewish Worker's League, smuggling arms to the shtetls to defend them against the pogroms sweeping the Little Russian countryside. Married and established in the wheat center of Cherkast, Berta has recaptured the life she once had in Moscow. So when a smuggling operation goes awry and her husband must flee the country, Berta makes the vain and foolish choice to stay behind with her children and her finery. As Russia plunges into war, Berta eventually loses everything and must find a new way to sustain the lives and safety of her children. Filled with heart-stopping action, richly drawn characters, and a world seeped in war and violence; The Little Russian is poised to capture readers as one of the hand-selling gems of the season"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sherman, Susan
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3619.H4676
LC item number
L58 2012eb
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jewish women
  • FICTION / Historical
  • Soviet Union
Label
The little Russian, Susan Sherman, (electronic resource)
Link
http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=08B0F959-FBA6-40AF-A9F2-313905C20BBF
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Control code
ocn773692750
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (332 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781619020290
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)773692750
Label
The little Russian, Susan Sherman, (electronic resource)
Link
http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=08B0F959-FBA6-40AF-A9F2-313905C20BBF
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Control code
ocn773692750
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (332 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781619020290
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)773692750

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