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Europe central / William T. Vollmann.

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  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch FIC VOLLMANN (Text) 33946001665418 Fiction . 2nd Floor Available -
Jefferson County Public Library - Madison AWARD NTL 2005 (Text) 39391006756991 Award - Fic Available -
Morgan County Public Library - Martinsville FIC VOL (Text) 78551000523104 Fiction Available -
North Madison County Elwood Public Library FIC VOL (Text) 30419100936919 Adult Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0670033928
  • ISBN: 9780670033928
  • ISBN: 0143036599
  • ISBN: 9780143036593
  • Physical Description: 811 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Viking, [2005]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 753-808).
Formatted Contents Note: Steel in motion (Europe, 1939-1945) -- Saviors (USSR, 1918) -- Mobilization (Germany, 1914) -- Woman with a dead child (Germany, 1927) -- You have shut the Danube's gates (USSR, 1936) -- Elena's rockets (USSR, 1931) -- Maiden voyage (Germany, 1933-1939) -- When Parzival killed the red knight (Germany, 1934) -- Opus 40 (USSR, 1935) -- Operation Magic Fire (Germany, 1936) -- And I'd dry my salty hair (USSR, 1937) -- Case White (Germany, 1939) -- Operation Barbarossa (USSR, 1941) -- The Sleepwalker (Germany, 1936-1945) -- The palm tree of Deborah (USSR, 1906-1942) -- Untouched (Germany, 1939-1945) -- Far and wide my country stretches (USSR, 1936-1968) -- Breakout (USSR and Germany, 1942-1946) -- The last field-marshal (Germany and USSR, 1942-1957) -- Zoya (USSR, 1941) -- Clean hands (Germany, 1942-1945) -- The second front (USSR, 1943) -- Operation Citadel (USSR, 1943) -- The telephone rings (USSR, 1944) -- Ecstasy (USSR, 1945) -- Operation Hagen (Germany, 1945) -- Into the mountain (Germany, 1945) -- Denazification (Germany, 1945) -- Airlift idylls (West Germany, 1951) -- The red guillotine (East Germany, 1963) -- We'll never mention it again (USSR, 1959) -- Why we don't talk about Freya anymore (East Germany, 1960) -- Operation Wolund (USSR, 1961) -- Opus 110 (USSR, 1943-1975) -- A pianist from Kilgore (USSR, 1958) -- Lost victories (West Germany, 1962) -- The White Nights of Leningrad (USSR, 1941).
Summary, etc.: Vollmann presents a mesmerizing series of intertwined paired stories that compare and contrast the moral decisions made by various figures (some famous, some infamous, some unknown) associated with the warring authoritarian cultures of Germany and the USSR from 1900-1968.
Awards Note: National Book Award, 2005
Subject: Germany > Social life and customs > Fiction.
Soviet Union > Social life and customs > Fiction.
Genre: Miscellaneous fiction.

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