The Resource In paradise, Peter Matthiessen

In paradise, Peter Matthiessen

Label
In paradise
Title
In paradise
Statement of responsibility
Peter Matthiessen
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1996, more than a hundred people gather at the site of a former death camp. They offer prayer and witness at the crematoria and meditate on the selection platform. They eat and sleep in the Nazi officers' quarters. They are joined by an American academic of Polish descent, there to complete research on the suicide of a survivor. As the days pass, tensions surface among the participants, stripping away any easy pretense to resolution or healing
Member of
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.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10298041
Cataloging source
DLC
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Matthiessen, Peter
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print reviewers' choice
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  • Teachers
  • Jewish women
  • Family secrets
Target audience
adult
Label
In paradise, Peter Matthiessen
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
277 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410472052
Isbn Type
(hardcover : large print)
Lccn
2014016477
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)878301192
Label
In paradise, Peter Matthiessen
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
277 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410472052
Isbn Type
(hardcover : large print)
Lccn
2014016477
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)878301192

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