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Before I croak : a novel

Auteur : Anna Babi︠a︡shkina; Muireann Maguire
Éditeur : Moscow : Glas, [2013] ©2013
Collection : Glas new Russian writing, 58.
Édition/format :   Print book : Fiction : AnglaisVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
Base de données :WorldCat
Résumé :
"Babiashkina has a deft comic touch and a sure ability to spoof genre fiction. Here is the story of a strong-willed pensioner who plans to write the Great Russian Novel of her generation in a residential care home, only to discover more than she bargained for."--Muireann Maguire, translator.
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Genre/forme : Fiction
Translations
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Type d’ouvrage : Fiction
Format : Livre
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Anna Babi︠a︡shkina; Muireann Maguire
ISBN : 9785717200981 5717200986
Numéro OCLC : 812258554
Note sur la langue : Translated from the Russian.
Notes : Eighth volume in the Glas sub-series devoted to young Russian authors, winners and finalists of the Debut Prize.--series title page.
Description : 207 pages ; 20 cm.
Titre de collection : Glas new Russian writing, 58.
Autres titres : Prezhde chem sdokhnutʹ.
Responsabilité : Anna Babiashkina ; translated by Muireann Maguire.

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"Babiashkina has a deft comic touch and a sure ability to spoof genre fiction. Here is the story of a strong-willed pensioner who plans to write the Great Russian Novel of her generation in a residential care home, only to discover more than she bargained for."--Muireann Maguire, translator.

Babiashkina raises such universal women's issues as aging, family relationships, generation gaps, recapturing one's youth, and making something out of one's life in one's last active years.

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