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The Resource The Kukotsky enigma : a novel, Ludmila Ulitskaya ; translated from the Russian by Diane Nemec Ignashev

The Kukotsky enigma : a novel, Ludmila Ulitskaya ; translated from the Russian by Diane Nemec Ignashev

Label
The Kukotsky enigma : a novel
Title
The Kukotsky enigma
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Ludmila Ulitskaya ; translated from the Russian by Diane Nemec Ignashev
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • rus
  • eng
Summary
The central character in Ludmila Ulitskaya's celebrated novel The Kukotsky Enigma is a gynecologist contending with Stalin's prohibition of abortions in 1936. But, in the tradition of Russia's great family novels, the story encompasses the history of two families and unfolds in Moscow, St. Petersburg, and the ruins of ancient civilizations on the Black Sea. Their lives raise profound questions about family heritage and genetics, nurture and nature, and life and death. In his struggle to maintain his professional integrity and to keep his work from dividing his family, Kukotsky confronts the moral complexity of reproductive science
Member of
Summary
A gynecologist dealing with Stalin's prohibition of abortions in 1936 confronts the moral complexity of reproductive science, having profound effects on the fortunes of his family through the years to recent times
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10524429
Cataloging source
IEN/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Uliëtìáiskaëiìáia, Lëiìáiudmila
Dewey number
891.735
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Nemec Ignashev, Diane
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gynecologists
  • Abortion
  • Families
Target audience
adult
Label
The Kukotsky enigma : a novel, Ludmila Ulitskaya ; translated from the Russian by Diane Nemec Ignashev
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
Extent
420 pages
Isbn
9780810133488
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2016007590
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)922729072
Label
The Kukotsky enigma : a novel, Ludmila Ulitskaya ; translated from the Russian by Diane Nemec Ignashev
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
Extent
420 pages
Isbn
9780810133488
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2016007590
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)922729072

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