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Author: William T Vollmann
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Miscellaneous fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Vollmann, William T.
Europe central.
New York : Viking, 2005
(OCoLC)607559299
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William T Vollmann
ISBN: 0670033928 9780670033928 0143036599 9780143036593
OCLC Number: 56911959
Awards: National Book Award, Fiction, 2005
Description: 811 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: 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).
Responsibility: William T. Vollmann.
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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.

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