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Author: Sofi Oksanen; Lola Rogers
Publisher: New York : Black Cat ; [Berkeley, Calif.] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Aliide Truu, an older woman guilty of crimes during the Soviet occupation of Estonia, takes in a young woman, Zara, who is trying to escape a sex-trafficking ring, and as they work through their suspicion, the two rediscover a tragic family history from the past.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sofi Oksanen; Lola Rogers
ISBN: 9780802170774 0802170773
OCLC Number: 460054286
Language Note: "Purge (Puhdistus) was first published in 2008 in the Finnish language by WSOY."
Description: 388 pages : maps ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Puhdistus.
Responsibility: Sofi Oksanen ; translated from the Finnish by Lola Rogers.

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The winner of Finland's two most prestigious literary awards--the Finlandia and the Runeberg--"Purge" is a breathtakingly suspenseful tale of two women dogged by their own shameful past and the dark,  Read more...

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