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Author: William T Vollmann
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Recording for Blind & Dyslexic, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this fiction, [the author] turns ... to the warring authoritarian cultures of Germany and the USSR in the twentieth century ... These intertwined paired stories, compare and contrasts the moral decisions made by various figures from this period - some famous, some infamous, some unknown.-Dust jacket.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: William T Vollmann
OCLC Number: 83810935
Notes: Originally published: New York : Viking, ©2005.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: View from a ruined Romanian fort (1945): Steel in motion (Europe, 1939-1945) --
Pincer movements (1914-1975): 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); Sleepwalker (Germany, 1936-1945); 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); Last field-marshal (Germany and USSR, 1942-1957); Zoya (USSR, 1941); Clean hands (Germany, 1942-1945); Second front (USSR, 1943); Operation Citadel (USSR, 1943); Telephone rings (USSR, 1944); Ecstasy (USSR, 1945); Operation Hagen (Germany, 1945); Into the mountain (Germany, 1945); Denazification (Germany, 1945); Airlift idylls (West Germany, 1951); 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); Pianist from Kilgore (USSR, 1958); Lost victories (West Germany, 1962); White Nights of Leningrad (USSR, 1941) --
Imaginary love triangle, Shostakovich, Karmen, Konstantinovskaya.
Responsibility: William T. Vollmann.

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In this fiction, [the author] turns ... to the warring authoritarian cultures of Germany and the USSR in the twentieth century ... These intertwined paired stories, compare and contrasts the moral decisions made by various figures from this period - some famous, some infamous, some unknown.-Dust jacket.

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