The Resource Austerlitz, W.G. Sebald ; translated by Anthea Bell

Austerlitz, W.G. Sebald ; translated by Anthea Bell

Label
Austerlitz
Title
Austerlitz
Statement of responsibility
W.G. Sebald ; translated by Anthea Bell
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
Jacques Austerlitz, who came to England as an orphan in 1939 and was raised by a Welsh minister and his wife, traces his past tot he Holocaust
Summary
In 1939, five-year-old Jacques Austerlitz is sent to England on a Kindertransport and placed with foster parents. This childless couple promptly erase from the boy all knowledge of his identity and he grows up ignorant of his past. Later in life, after a career as an architectural historian, Austerlitz - having avoided all clues that might point to his origin - finds the past returning to haunt him and he is forced to explore what happened fifty years before.
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2002.
  • National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction, 2001.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
065941
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-2001
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sebald, W. G.
Dewey number
833/.914
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Interest level
UG
LC call number
PT2681.E18
LC item number
A9513 2001
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
9.6
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Bell, Anthea
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Austerlitz, Jacques (Fictitious character)
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
Target audience
adult
Label
Austerlitz, W.G. Sebald ; translated by Anthea Bell
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
46713092
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
298 pages
Isbn
9780375504839
Lccn
2001019785
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Austerlitz, W.G. Sebald ; translated by Anthea Bell
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
46713092
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
298 pages
Isbn
9780375504839
Lccn
2001019785
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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