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Uncertain weights & measures / Jocelyn Parr.

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  • 3 of 9 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Smithers Public Library.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Smithers Public Library F PAR (Text) 35101011009151 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 12/31/2017

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780864929822 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: 378 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: Fredericton, New Brunswick : Goose Lane Editions, 2017.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: "Moscow, 1921. Tatiana and Sasha meet in a bookstore the night it is bombed. In the aftermath of the explosion, Sasha grabs Tatiana's hand and together they run to safety. They fall in love. A promising young scientist, Tatiana follows her mentor, Dr. Bekhterev, to the Institut Mozga, established to study the source of genius. She thrives in the state-sponsored research institute, but Sasha, an artist, feels left behind in this new world where his art seems without place or function. A rift between them grows. When Bekhterev suddenly dies, Tatiana is prompted to speculate about the shadowy circumstances of his death. Disconcerted and unable to find answers to her questions, she plunges into doubt — about her work as a scientist, her naiveté about the Revolution, her faith in the state, and her relationship with Sasha."-- Publisher's website.
Awards Note: Scotiabank Giller Prize 2017 longlist
Subject: Communism > Soviet Union > 1910-1930 > Fiction.
Scientists > Fiction.
Artists > Fiction.
Revolutions > Soviet Union > History > Fiction.
Romance fiction.
Moscow (Russia) > History > 20th century > Fiction.

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