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A Russian mother : a novel

Author: Alain Bosquet; Barbara Bray
Publisher: New York : Holmes & Meier, 1996.
Series: French expressions.
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The story of a Russian refugee family, told in the form of a son's letters to his mother. They flee after the 1917 revolution, live in several European countries, the parents move to America, the son stays to fight World War II and becomes a famous French writer. The letters show a man obsessed with his mother, a famous violinist whose domineering nature creates friction.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bosquet, Alain, 1919-1997.
Russian mother.
New York : Holmes & Meier, 1996
(OCoLC)603711071
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alain Bosquet; Barbara Bray
ISBN: 0841913293 9780841913295
OCLC Number: 31331643
Description: vii, 276 p. ; 23 cm.
Series Title: French expressions.
Other Titles: Mère russe.
Responsibility: by Alain Bosquet ; translated from the French by Barbara Bray ; afterword by Germaine Brée.

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The story of a Russian refugee family, told in the form of a son's letters to his mother. They flee after the 1917 revolution, live in several European countries, the parents move to America, the son stays to fight World War II and becomes a famous French writer. The letters show a man obsessed with his mother, a famous violinist whose domineering nature creates friction.

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