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Uncertain weights & measures / Jocelyn Parr.

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  • 7 of 9 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 1 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 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780864929822 (trade 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 and fall in love. Tatiana, a promising young scientist, soon follows her mentor to the Institut Mozga to study the source of genius, while Sasha, an artist, drifts aimlessly in a world increasingly indifferent to his art. In this brilliantly captivating tale of a love torn apart by ideology and high-stakes politics, Parr portrays the heady idealism and cavernous contradictions of post-Revolutionary Russia.
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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