skip to content
A replacement life Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

A replacement life

Author: Boris Fishman
Publisher: London : One, an imprint of Pushkin Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
A singularly talented writer makes his literary debut with this provocative, soulful, and sometimes hilarious story of a failed journalist asked to do the unthinkable: Forge Holocaust-restitution claims for old Russian Jews in Brooklyn, New York.Yevgeny Gelman, grandfather of Slava Gelman, "didn't suffer in the exact way" he needs to have suffered to qualify for the restitution the German government has been paying  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Boris Fishman
ISBN: 9780957548831 0957548834
OCLC Number: 883462159
Description: 321 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Boris Fishman.

Abstract:

A failing young Russian American journalist's life is unexpectedly transformed when he forges Holocaust restitution claims for his rogue grandfather and his friends  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

A Replacement Life is a memorable debut by a wonderfully gifted young writer... Boris Fishman has written a beautifully nuanced, tender, and often very funny novel about conscience and familial Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/883462159> # A replacement life
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "883462159" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1871715405#Topic/identity_psychology> ; # Identity (Psychology)
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1871715405#Place/united_states> ; # United States.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1871715405#Topic/authorship> ; # Authorship
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/813.6/e23/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1871715405#Topic/jews_russian_united_states> ; # Jews, Russian--United States
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1871715405#Topic/jews_russian> ; # Jews, Russian
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1871715405#Topic/emigration_and_immigration> ; # Emigration and immigration
   schema:author <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1871715405#Person/fishman_boris_1979> ; # Boris Fishman
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:datePublished "2014" ;
   schema:description "A singularly talented writer makes his literary debut with this provocative, soulful, and sometimes hilarious story of a failed journalist asked to do the unthinkable: Forge Holocaust-restitution claims for old Russian Jews in Brooklyn, New York.Yevgeny Gelman, grandfather of Slava Gelman, "didn't suffer in the exact way" he needs to have suffered to qualify for the restitution the German government has been paying out to Holocaust survivors. But suffer he has--as a Jew in the war; as a second-class citizen in the USSR; as an immigrant to America. So? Isn't his grandson a "writer"?High-minded Slava wants to put all this immigrant scraping behind him."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1871715405> ;
   schema:genre "Fiction"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "A replacement life"@en ;
   schema:productID "883462159" ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780957548831> ;
   umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBB468180> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/883462159> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1871715405#Person/fishman_boris_1979> # Boris Fishman
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1979" ;
   schema:familyName "Fishman" ;
   schema:givenName "Boris" ;
   schema:name "Boris Fishman" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1871715405#Place/united_states> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "United States." ;
   schema:name "United States" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1871715405#Topic/emigration_and_immigration> # Emigration and immigration
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Emigration and immigration"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1871715405#Topic/identity_psychology> # Identity (Psychology)
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Identity (Psychology)"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1871715405#Topic/jews_russian_united_states> # Jews, Russian--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Jews, Russian--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780957548831>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0957548834" ;
   schema:isbn "9780957548831" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.