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Life and Fate.

Author: Vasily Grossman; Robert Chandler
Publisher: New York : Random House Publisher Services, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A book judged so dangerous in the Soviet Union that not only the manuscript but the ribbons on which it had been typed were confiscated by the state, Life and Fate is an epic tale of World War II and a profound reckoning with the dark forces that dominated the twentieth century. Interweaving a transfixing account of the battle of Stalingrad with the story of a single middle-class family, the Shaposhnikovs, scattered  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Grossman, Vasily.
Life and Fate.
New York : Random House Publisher Services, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Vasily Grossman; Robert Chandler
ISBN: 9781590172018 1590172019
OCLC Number: 1031965094
Description: 1 online resource (766 pages)

Abstract:

A book judged so dangerous in the Soviet Union that not only the manuscript but the ribbons on which it had been typed were confiscated by the state, Life and Fate is an epic tale of World War II and a profound reckoning with the dark forces that dominated the twentieth century. Interweaving a transfixing account of the battle of Stalingrad with the story of a single middle-class family, the Shaposhnikovs, scattered by fortune from Germany to Siberia, Vasily Grossman fashions an immense, intricately detailed tapestry depicting a time of almost unimaginable horror and even stranger hope. Life an.

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