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Klotsvog

Author: Margarita Khemlin; Lisa C Hayden; Lara Vapnyar
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, [2019]
Series: Russian library (Columbia University. Press)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A novel about being Jewish in the Soviet Union and the historical trauma of World War II―and it’s a novel about the petty dramas and demons of one strikingly vain woman. Maya Abramovna Klotsvog has had quite a life, and she wants you to know all about it. Selfish, garrulous, and thoroughly entertaining, she tells us where she came from, who she didn’t get along with, and what became of all her husbands and lovers.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Khemlin, Margarita.
Klotsvog.
New York : Columbia University Press, 2019
(DLC) 2019003061
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margarita Khemlin; Lisa C Hayden; Lara Vapnyar
ISBN: 9780231182362 0231182368 9780231182379 0231182376
OCLC Number: 1064714147
Language Note: Translated from the Russian.
Description: xviii, 245 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Foreword by Lara VapnyarTranslator's NoteKlotsvog
Series Title: Russian library (Columbia University. Press)
Other Titles: Klot︠s︡vog.
Responsibility: Margarita Khemlin ; translated by Lisa Hayden ; foreword by Lara Vapnyar.

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Klotsvog is a novel about being Jewish in the Soviet Union and the historical trauma of World War II-and it's a novel about the petty dramas and demons of one wonderfully vain woman. Maya Abramovna  Read more...

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Truly a masterpiece of Russian fiction. -- Brian Horowitz, author of <i>Empire Jews: Jewish Nationalism and Acculturation in Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century Russia Read more...

 
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