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The year of the comet / Sergei Lebedev ; translated by Antonina W. Bouis.

Lebedev, Sergeĭ, 1981- (author.). Bouis, Antonina W., (translator.).
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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola FIC LEBEDEV S (Text) 33118000178011 Adult: General Fiction Available -
Pike Co PL - Petersburg Main Library FIC LEBE (Text) 38650833397381 Adult Fiction Available -
Putnam County Public Library - Main FIC LEB (Text) 30041002159158 Adult Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781939931412
  • ISBN: 193993141X
  • Physical Description: 245 pages ; 20 cm
  • Publisher: New York : New Vessel Press, [2017]

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General Note:
First published in Russian in 2014 as God komety.
Summary, etc.:
"...a story of a Russian boyhood and coming of age as the Soviet Union is on the brink of collapse. An idyllic childhood takes a sinister turn. Rumors of a serial killer haunt the neighborhood, families pack up and leave town without a word of warning, and the country begins to unravel. Policemen stand by as protesters overtake the streets, knowing that the once awe-inspiring symbols of power they wear on their helmets have become devoid of meaning. Lebedev depicts a vast empire coming apart at the seams, transforming a very public moment into something tender and personal, and writes with stunning beauty and shattering insight about childhood and the growing consciousness of a boy in the world."--Cover, p.[4]
Subject: Russia > Fiction.
Genre: Bildungsromans.
Historical fiction.

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