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Before I croak : a novel

Author: Anna Babi︠a︡shkina; Muireann Maguire
Publisher: Moscow : Glas, [2013] ©2013
Series: Glas new Russian writing, 58.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Translations
Fiction
Translations into English
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anna Babi︠a︡shkina; Muireann Maguire
ISBN: 9785717200981 5717200986
OCLC Number: 812258554
Language Note: 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.
Series Title: Glas new Russian writing, 58.
Other Titles: Prezhde chem sdokhnutʹ.
Responsibility: Anna Babiashkina ; translated by Muireann Maguire.

Abstract:

"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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